Definitions of investigation

  1. the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities; "there was a congressional probe into the scandal" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Exploration; examination. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  4. The act of investigating; the process of inquiring into or following up; research; study; inquiry, esp. patient or thorough inquiry or examination; as, the investigations of the philosopher and the mathematician; the investigations of the judge, the moralist. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The act of finding out by careful inquiry; inquiry; search. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Act of investigating or examining into: research: study. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. The act of investigating; examination; research. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. The action or process of searching carefully for truth, facts, or principles; careful inquiry to find out what is unknown; a searching inquiry. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. n. Act of investigating; research ; study ; inquiry ; examination. Cabinet Dictionary
  10. The act of the mind by which unknown truths are discovered; examination. Complete Dictionary