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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Examine as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

4 December 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 32 answers for the crossword clue 'Examine', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Examine a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Examine as an answer itself some 122 times.

Examine is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Friday, 10 December 2021 with the answer being SCAN, but the most popular answer for this clue is TEST.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"
  • Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
  • Question closely
  • Question or examine thoroughly and closely
  • Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"

Crossword Answers

2 Letters

A soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X-rays and is used in small portable X-ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime

3 Letters

A small hole or loop (as in a needle); "the thread wouldn't go through the eye"

Date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"

Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"

4 Letters

Any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

The act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region; "he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars"

Distinguish and separate out; "sift through the job candidates"

Achieve a certain score or rating on a test; "She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools"

5 Letters

A quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.

The act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"

A tentative attempt

An investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity

Establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"

Preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint"

6 Letters

A tent made of canvas fabric

Fall forward and down; "The old woman went over without a sound"

Take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"

Examine or consider with attention and in detail; "Please peruse this report at your leisure"

Boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas; "right of search"

A test of the suitability of a performer

7 Letters

Break down into components or essential features; "analyze today's financial market"

Break down into components or essential features; "analyze today's financial market"

A tent made of canvas fabric

Inquire into; "the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"; "He searched for information on his relatives on the web"; "Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness"

Look at

Look over carefully; "Please inspect your father's will carefully"

8 Letters

Evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"

Investigate scientifically; "Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese"


10 Letters

Examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; "audit accounts and tax returns"

Examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; "audit accounts and tax returns"

11 Letters

Conduct an inquiry or investigation of; "The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities"; "inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady"

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