Inspect definitions

ĭn-spĕkt'
To examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws.
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To look at carefully; examine critically, esp. in order to detect flaws or errors.
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To review or examine officially.

The commander inspected the troops.

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To examine or review (troops, etc.) officially.
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The definition of inspect is to carefully look over someone or something, especially to determine if minimum criteria or standards are met.

When you are checking how well someone dusted and you use a white glove to run it along surfaces to test whether the dusting was done well, this is an example of when you inspect the dusting.

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To examine critically or carefully; especially, to search out problems or determine condition; to scrutinize.

Inspect the system for leaks.

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To view and examine officially.

The general inspected the troops and their barracks.

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Origin of inspect

From Latin īnspicere īnspect- in- intensive pref. in–2 specere to look at spek- in Indo-European roots