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

What does the acronym probe stand for?

PROBE abbreviation definitions:
–  Plainly Runs Only By Exception
–  Pilot Radiation Observation Experiment

Synonyms:

noun
act
probe.
artifact
probe.
checkup
looking over.
exam
physical exam.
experiment
determination, trial, analysis, proof, investigation, test, research, benchmark, experiment, verification.
exploration
scrutiny.
feeler
prospectus.
inspection
reconnaissance, look-over.
investigation
exploration, probing, research, Delving, legwork, inquiry, study, examination, quest, scrutiny, detection, inquest, third degree, fishing expedition, inquisition.
medical instrument
forceps, syringe, ophthalmoscope, cardiograph, laparotomy pack, hemostat, radiometer, hypodermic, Cystoscope, scalpel, Nebulizer, aspirator, respirometer, electroencephalograph, electrocardiograph, fluoroscope, Sphygmometer, tongue depressor, orthoscope, suture, catheter, stethoscope, lance.
probe
examine, dig into, poke into, investigation.
question
examination, inquest, interpellation, interrogation, contemplation, exploration.
request
desire, wish, requisition, inquiry, bid, query, invitation, petition, appeal, question, plea, entreaty, request, solicitation, urge, summons, want, demand.
trial and error
cut and try, hit and miss, Tentation.
verb
communication
probe, examine.
experiment
assay, investigate, try, analyze, verify, prove, determine, check.
explore, investigate
examine, look-see, prod, poke, ask, feel out, dig, test the waters, put out a feeler, delve into, test, pierce, quiz, penetrate, check, search, sound, check over, scrutinize, check up, query, sound out, catechize, look into, feel around, check out, interrogate, go into, verify, sift, prospect, eye, inquire.
feel
finger, touch, experience, handle, grope, sense, respond, feel, fumble, undergo.
question
catechize, delve, examine, poll, survey, contemplate, interpolate, canvass, dispute, explore, ask, challenge, interrogate, quiz, debate.
request
invite, seek, solicit, summon, inquire, plead.
search
pry, peer, comb, winnow, rummage, look for, sift, rifle, search, scour, peek, forage.
Examples of usage:
  1. 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)
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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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