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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To search thoroughly. Also: An instrument for examining something carefully or more closely.

Usage examples (39)
  • If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
  • probe an anthill
  • The FBI would say only that the raids were part of what it called a probe of "activities concerning the material support of terrorism."
  • The NHTSA probe is called a TQ, for timeliness query. for more
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