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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.
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scrutinize

(ˈskruːtɪˌnaɪz) or

scrutinise

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

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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:
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Translations
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rannsaka vandlega
dikkatle incelemek

scrutinize

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

[ˈskruːtɪnaɪz] scrutinise (British) vtscruter, examiner minutieusement
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scrutinize

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

[ˈskruːtɪˌnaɪz] vt (work) → esaminare accuratamente; (person's face) → scrutare; (votes) → scrutinare
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
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.
These two began presently to scrutinize the characters of the several young girls who lived in any of those houses, and at last fixed their strongest suspicion on one Jenny Jones, who, they both agreed, was the likeliest person to have committed this fact.
"Excuse me," he added, taking an opera glass out of her hand, and proceeding to scrutinize, over her bare shoulder, the row of boxes facing them.