US: /ɪksˈpɫɔɹ/
UK: /ɛksplˈɔː/

English Vietnamese dictionary

explore /iks'plɔ:/
  • ngoại động từ
    • thăm dò, thám hiểm
    • (y học) thông dò
    • khảo sát tỉ mỉ

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb
1 ~ (sth) (for sth) to travel to or around an area or a country in order to learn about it: [VN] The city is best explored on foot. + They explored the land to the south of the Murray river. + [V] As soon as we arrived on the island we were eager to explore. + companies exploring for (= searching for) oil
2 [VN] to examine sth completely or carefully in order to find out more about it: These ideas will be explored in more detail in chapter 7.
3 [VN] to feel sth with your hands or another part of the body: She explored the sand with her toes.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 survey, tour, travel, reconnoitre, traverse:
They are on safari, exploring the Congo.
2 investigate, scrutinize, examine, inquire or enquire into, inspect, probe, search, research, look into, study, analyse, review, observe:
We ought to explore the possibility of your working for us.

Collocation dictionary

1 travel around an area


be keen to, want to, wish to | be free to
In the afternoon you'll be free to explore a little on your own.


exploring for oil

2 think about sth in detail


extensively | briefly | fully, thoroughly
These questions have not been fully explored yet.
| properly, systematically | carefully, in detail
This idea is worth exploring in some detail.
| further | usefully
The film usefully explores some of the issues surrounding adoption.


need to | be keen to, want to, wish to | aim to, seek to | begin to, continue to

Concise English dictionary

+inquire into
+travel to or penetrate into
+examine minutely
+examine (organs) for diagnostic purposes