To observe or inspect carefully or critically. (verb)
To check the health or condition of something or someone. (verb)
To determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination. (verb)
To interrogate. (verb)
Examples of word examine
One issue the panel will examine is whether the blindside head shots should be eliminated through a penalty, supplemental discipline or both.
What General Powell will never be able to examine is how much of the Third World's economic weakness and unrepresentative governance is the result of earlier colonial periods and the policies of exploitation and repression practiced by the Western powers.
The first point we have to examine is the impact of the penalty provision in the Canada Health Act. The Ontario Government claims that the federal government is forcing it to ban extra-billing or face the loss of $54 million a year.
Now let us examine from the Canadian point of view the international situation as it really is.
There are several convenient features like the ability to automatically mark the older of the two duplicate files as the one that will be deleted or moved, protection of system and program files, and a shortcut to immediately jump to the actual folder where a duplicate you’d like to examine is residing.