indagation

indagate

[in-duh-geyt]
verb (used with object), indagated, indagating. Archaic.
to investigate; research.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin indāgātus, past participle of indāgāre to track down, verbal derivative of indāgō ring of beaters, nets, etc., for trapping game, equivalent to ind-, by-form of in- in-2 (see endo-) + -āgō, derivative of agere to drive (cf. ambages)

indagation, noun
indagative, adjective
indagator, noun
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