|1.||to look at, inspect, or scrutinize carefully or in detail; investigate|
|2.||education to test the knowledge or skill of (a candidate) in (a subject or activity) by written or oral questions or by practical tests|
|3.||law to interrogate (a witness or accused person) formally on oath|
|4.||med to investigate the state of health of (a patient)|
|[C14: from Old French examiner, from Latin exāmināre to weigh, from exāmen means of weighing; see |
examine ex·am·ine (ĭg-zām'ĭn)
v. ex·am·ined, ex·am·in·ing, ex·am·ines
To study or analyze an organic material.
To test or check the condition or health of.
To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises.