An example of probe is when a scientists studies the origin of DNA.
An example of probe is when the police investigate a case to learn the identity of the criminal.
An example of a probe is an investigation into who stole money from the petty cash jar.
An example of a probe is a probe used to perform a colonoscopy.
The scouts' probe of enemy territory.
The surgeon's probe of the clogged artery.
A congressional probe into price fixing; a reporter's probe into a public figure's past.
Probed the impact of technology on social behavior.
Birds probing in the sand for clams.
The police are probing into what really happened.
- An investigation, as by a legislative committee, into corruption, etc.
- An exploratory advance or patrol.
If you probe further, you may discover different reasons.