Scrutinize meaning

skro͝otn-īz
To examine or observe with great care; inspect critically.
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To scrutinize is to look at something very closely or very carefully.

An example of scrutinize is when you study a painting on the wall to pick up every tiny detail.

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To audit accounts etc in order to verify them.
verb
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To look at very carefully; examine closely; inspect minutely.
verb
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2
To examine something with great care.

To scrutinize the conduct or motives of individuals.

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2
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Origin of scrutinize

  • From scrutiny +"Ž -ize.

    From Wiktionary