English - Vietnamese Dictionary
examine /ig'zæmin/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- khám xét, xem xét, thẩm tra, khảo sát, nghiên cứu
- hỏi thi, sát hạch (một thí sinh)
- nội động từ
- ((thường) + into) thẩm tra, xem xét, khảo sát
+consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
+observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
+question or examine thoroughly and closely
+put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
Advanced English Dictionary
1 investigate, scrutinize, study, peruse, scan, pore over, analyse, sift, inspect, inquire or enquire into, go over or through or into, look over or into, probe, search, explore, research, survey, check up on, check (out), appraise, assess, weigh, Brit vet, Slang case:
The theory will be examined thoroughly.
2 test; interrogate, quiz, catechize, cross-examine, question, sound out, Colloq grill, pump:
The director closely examined all applicants for the position.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 to consider or study an idea, a subject, etc. very carefully: [VN] These ideas will be examined in more detail in Chapter 10. + [V wh-] It is necessary to examine how the proposals can be carried out.
2 [VN] sth/sb (for sth) to look at sth/sb closely, to see if there is anything wrong or to find the cause of a problem: The goods were examined for damage on arrival. + The doctor examined her but could find nothing wrong.
3 [VN] sb (in / on sth) (formal) to give sb a test to see how much they know about a subject or what they can do: The students will be examined in all subjects at the end of term. + You are only being examined on this semester's work.
4 [VN] (law) to ask sb questions formally, especially in a court of law
See also - CROSS-EXAMINE
Idioms see NEED v.
1 consider/look at sb/sth carefully
carefully, closely, in detail, minutely
Each case must be carefully examined. We shall now proceed to examine these two aspects of the problem in detail.
| exhaustively, fully, properly, thoroughly | briefly | further | critically
Critically examine your work as if you were looking at someone else's efforts.
VERB + EXAMINE
aim to, be designed to, seek to, set out to
This study sets out to examine the possible effects of climate change.
| proceed to | stop to
Anna stopped to examine a plant growing by the stream.
| be necessary to, need to | want to, wish to
The room was examined minutely for clues.
let us examine …
Let us examine the implications of this theory.
2 test what sb knows/can do
The course is externally examined (= by people from outside the college, university, etc.).
The students will be examined in all subjects at the end of term.
You are only being examined on this semester's work.
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