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probe
Definition:
To examine, as a wound, an ulcer, or some cavity of the body, with a probe.

Synonyms:

noun
act
probe.
artifact
probe.
checkup
looking over.
exam
physical exam.
experiment
analysis, benchmark, determination, experiment, investigation, proof, research, test, trial, verification.
exploration
scrutiny.
feeler
prospectus.
inspection
look-over, reconnaissance.
investigation
detection, examination, exploration, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, probing, quest, research, scrutiny, study, third degree, Delving, fishing expedition, legwork.
medical instrument
aspirator, cardiograph, catheter, electrocardiograph, electroencephalograph, fluoroscope, forceps, hemostat, hypodermic, lance, ophthalmoscope, orthoscope, radiometer, scalpel, stethoscope, suture, syringe, tongue depressor, Nebulizer, Sphygmometer, Cystoscope, laparotomy pack, respirometer.
probe
dig into, examine, investigation, poke into.
question
contemplation, examination, exploration, inquest, interpellation, interrogation.
request
appeal, bid, demand, desire, entreaty, inquiry, invitation, petition, plea, query, question, request, requisition, solicitation, summons, urge, want, wish.
trial and error
Tentation, cut and try, hit and miss.
verb
communication
examine, probe.
experiment
analyze, assay, check, determine, investigate, prove, try, verify.
explore, investigate
ask, catechize, check, check out, check over, dig, examine, eye, feel out, go into, inquire, interrogate, look into, penetrate, pierce, poke, prod, prospect, query, quiz, scrutinize, search, sift, sound, sound out, test, verify, look-see, check up, delve into, put out a feeler, feel around, test the waters.
feel
experience, feel, finger, fumble, grope, handle, respond, sense, touch, undergo.
question
ask, canvass, catechize, challenge, contemplate, debate, delve, dispute, examine, explore, interpolate, interrogate, poll, quiz, survey.
request
inquire, invite, plead, seek, solicit, summon.
search
comb, forage, look for, peek, peer, pry, rifle, rummage, scour, search, sift, winnow.
Examples of usage:
  1. Weak and shaken from agony under the surgeon's knife and probe, there he had to lie in the high, wet grass, with no one to look after him, no one to give him food and water if he needed them, no blanket over him, and no pillow under his head. – Campaigning in Cuba by George Kennan
  2. Houston decided the baronet had not been looking for a tail; he wished he could probe the man's mind to make sure, but he knew that would be fatal. – The Penal Cluster by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  3. Quietly ruminating over his wife's manner before marriage, about which he was compelled, through observation, to demand an explanation, and pondering carefully her strange and silent habits since it, he became resolved to probe the wound that had swollen so enormously as to demand immediate relief. – Irene Iddesleigh by Amanda McKittrick Ros
  4. But at the moment of his triumph he had realised the vanity of all such success; when he had come to probe it to the root, he had found it shallow. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  5. Cecily was careless in religion, had been subjected to no proper severity, had not been taught to probe her con science. – The Emancipated by George Gissing

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