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VERB (3)

1. look over carefully;
- Example: "Please inspect your father's will carefully"

2. come to see in an official or professional capacity;
- Example: "The governor visited the prison"
- Example: "The grant administrator visited the laboratory"
[syn: visit, inspect]

3. examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification;
- Example: "audit accounts and tax returns"
[syn: audit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspect]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inspect \In*spect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inspected; p. pr. & vb. n. Inspecting.] [L. inspectus, p. p. of inspicere to inspect; pref. in- in + specere to look at, to view: cf. F. inspecter, fr. L. inspectare, freq. fr. inspicere. See Spy.] [1913 Webster] 1. To look upon; to view closely and critically, esp. in order to ascertain quality or condition, to detect errors, etc., to examine; to scrutinize; to investigate; as, to inspect conduct. [1913 Webster] 2. To view and examine officially, as troops, arms, goods offered, work done for the public, etc.; to oversee; to superintend. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inspect \In*spect"\, n. [L. inspectus. See Inspect, v. t.] Inspection. [Obs.] --Thomson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

inspect v 1: look over carefully; "Please inspect your father's will carefully" 2: come to see in an official or professional capacity; "The governor visited the prison"; "The grant administrator visited the laboratory" [syn: visit, inspect] 3: examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; "audit accounts and tax returns" [syn: audit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspect]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

53 Moby Thesaurus words for "inspect": autopsy, canvass, catechize, check, check out, check over, check up, check up on, con, contemplate, examine, eye, give an examination, give the eye, give the once-over, go over, hard look, inquire, interrogate, investigate, leer, leer at, look at, look over, monitor, notice, observe, ogle, ogle at, overhaul, overlook, pass over, pass under review, peer at, peruse, pore, pore over, postmortem, question, review, run over, scan, scrutinize, set an examination, size, size up, study, survey, take a long, take stock of, take the measure, vet, view