For me,” said Pacino, “it was always the opportunity just to be able to explore the whole idea of a zealot.
The filmmakers explained that they want to explore the “consequences” of violence rather than the expression of violence.
His big dream is to go to college and explore the world, and, to help him on his way, we hired another cook to help out.
1580s, "to investigate, examine," a back-formation from exploration, or else from Middle French explorer (16c.), from Latin explorare "investigate, search out, examine, explore," said to be originally a hunters' term meaning "set up a loud cry," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + plorare "to cry."
But second element also explained as "to make to flow," from pluere "to flow." Meaning "to go to a country or place in quest of discoveries" is first attested 1610s. Related: Explored; exploring.
v. ex·plored, ex·plor·ing, ex·plores
To examine for diagnostic purposes.