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scru·ti·nize

 (skro͞ot′n-īz′)
tr.v. scru·ti·nized, scru·ti·niz·ing, scru·ti·niz·es
To examine or observe with great care; inspect critically.

scru′ti·niz′er n.
scru′ti·niz′ing·ly adv.

scrutinize

(ˈskruːtɪˌnaɪz) or

scrutinise

vb
(tr) to examine carefully or in minute detail
ˈscrutiˌnizer, ˈscrutiˌniser n

scru•ti•nize

(ˈskrut nˌaɪz)

v. -nized, -niz•ing. v.t.
1. to examine minutely.
v.i.
2. to conduct a scrutiny.
[1665–75]
scru`ti•ni•za′tion, n.
scru′ti•niz`er, n.
scru′ti•niz`ing•ly, adv.

scrutinize


Past participle: scrutinized
Gerund: scrutinizing

Imperative
scrutinize
scrutinize
Present
I scrutinize
you scrutinize
he/she/it scrutinizes
we scrutinize
you scrutinize
they scrutinize
Preterite
I scrutinized
you scrutinized
he/she/it scrutinized
we scrutinized
you scrutinized
they scrutinized
Present Continuous
I am scrutinizing
you are scrutinizing
he/she/it is scrutinizing
we are scrutinizing
you are scrutinizing
they are scrutinizing
Present Perfect
I have scrutinized
you have scrutinized
he/she/it has scrutinized
we have scrutinized
you have scrutinized
they have scrutinized
Past Continuous
I was scrutinizing
you were scrutinizing
he/she/it was scrutinizing
we were scrutinizing
you were scrutinizing
they were scrutinizing
Past Perfect
I had scrutinized
you had scrutinized
he/she/it had scrutinized
we had scrutinized
you had scrutinized
they had scrutinized
Future
I will scrutinize
you will scrutinize
he/she/it will scrutinize
we will scrutinize
you will scrutinize
they will scrutinize
Future Perfect
I will have scrutinized
you will have scrutinized
he/she/it will have scrutinized
we will have scrutinized
you will have scrutinized
they will have scrutinized
Future Continuous
I will be scrutinizing
you will be scrutinizing
he/she/it will be scrutinizing
we will be scrutinizing
you will be scrutinizing
they will be scrutinizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scrutinizing
you have been scrutinizing
he/she/it has been scrutinizing
we have been scrutinizing
you have been scrutinizing
they have been scrutinizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scrutinizing
you will have been scrutinizing
he/she/it will have been scrutinizing
we will have been scrutinizing
you will have been scrutinizing
they will have been scrutinizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scrutinizing
you had been scrutinizing
he/she/it had been scrutinizing
we had been scrutinizing
you had been scrutinizing
they had been scrutinizing
Conditional
I would scrutinize
you would scrutinize
he/she/it would scrutinize
we would scrutinize
you would scrutinize
they would scrutinize
Past Conditional
I would have scrutinized
you would have scrutinized
he/she/it would have scrutinized
we would have scrutinized
you would have scrutinized
they would have scrutinized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.scrutinize - to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail; "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"
examine, see - 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"
2.scrutinize - examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; "audit accounts and tax returns"
analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvas - 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"

scrutinize

scrutinize

verb
1. To look at carefully or critically:
Informal: case.
Idiom: give a going-over.
2. To look at or on attentively or carefully:
Translations
zkoumat
granske
lorgnettierenmustern
rannsaka vandlega
dikkatle incelemek

scrutinize

[ˈskruːtɪnaɪz] VT [+ work etc] → escudriñar; [+ votes] → efectuar el escrutinio de

scrutinize

[ˈskruːtɪnaɪz] scrutinise (British) vtscruter, examiner minutieusement

scrutinize

vt (= examine)(genau) untersuchen; (= check)genau prüfen; (= stare at)prüfend ansehen, mustern; to scrutinize something for somethingetw auf etw (acc)untersuchen or prüfen

scrutinize

[ˈskruːtɪˌnaɪz] vt (work) → esaminare accuratamente; (person's face) → scrutare; (votes) → scrutinare

scrutiny

(ˈskruːtəni) noun
careful, detailed examination or inspection. Famous people live their lives under continuous public scrutiny.
ˈscrutinize, ˈscrutinise verb
to examine carefully. He scrutinized the coin with a magnifying-glass.
References in classic literature ?
On coming within the shadow of the Pyncheon Elm, he stopt, and(taking off his hat, meanwhile, to wipe the perspiration from his brow) seemed to scrutinize, with especial interest, the dilapidated and rusty-visaged House of the Seven Gables.
She was not theologically instructed enough to discern very clearly the relation between the sacred documents of the past which she opened without method, and her own obscure, simple life; but the spirit of rectitude, and the sense of responsibility for the effect of her conduct on others, which were strong elements in Nancy's character, had made it a habit with her to scrutinize her past feelings and actions with self-questioning solicitude.
Jansenius, who, attempting to scrutinize his features, could see nothing but a patch of red handkerchief.
Mifroid gave a start, began to scrutinize Raoul again and said:
The blow had struck home, and Danglars was entirely vanquished; with a trembling hand he took the two letters from the count, who held them carelessly between finger and thumb, and proceeded to scrutinize the signatures, with a minuteness that the count might have regarded as insulting, had it not suited his present purpose to mislead the banker.
I forced my eye to scrutinize this prospect, I forced my mind to dwell on it for a time, and when I found that it communicated no pleasurable emotion to my heart--that it stirred in me none of the hopes a man ought to feel, when he sees laid before him the scene of his life's career--I said to myself, "William, you are a rebel against circumstances; you are a fool, and know not what you want; you have chosen trade and you shall be a tradesman.
For some minutes he continued to scrutinize the drawing minutely where he sat.
Here, pretending to scrutinize the king more closely, he held the flambeau to the flaxen coat which enveloped him, and which instantly burst into a sheet of vivid flame.
I believed for the instant that she had put it on expressly, so that from underneath it she might scrutinize me without being scrutinized herself.
At last she came and seated herself near the table, and Gringoire was able to scrutinize her at his ease.
I leaned forward in my seat to scrutinize the female--hoping against hope that she might prove to be another than Dian the Beautiful.
At best it can be but conjecture on our part until we have been able to scrutinize the coast closely.