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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·am·ine /ɪgˈzæmən/
 (vt.)檢查,細查;對…進行考試(vi.)檢查,細查,調查

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·am·ine /ɪgˈzæmən/ 動詞
 檢查,診查,調查,考試

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 examine
 審查 EXAM

From: Network Terminology

 examine
 檢查

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·am·ine v. t. [imp. & p. p. Examined p. pr. & vb. n. Examining.]
 1. To test by any appropriate method; to inspect carefully with a view to discover the real character or state of; to subject to inquiry or inspection of particulars for the purpose of obtaining a fuller insight into the subject of examination, as a material substance, a fact, a reason, a cause, the truth of a statement; to inquire or search into; to explore; as, to examine a mineral; to examine a ship to know whether she is seaworthy; to examine a proposition, theory, or question.
    Examine well your own thoughts.   --Chaucer.
    Examine their counsels and their cares.   --Shak.
 2. To interrogate as in a judicial proceeding; to try or test by question; as, to examine a witness in order to elicit testimony, a student to test his qualifications, a bankrupt touching the state of his property, etc.
    The offenders that are to be examined.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To discuss; debate; scrutinize; search into; investigate; explore. See Discuss.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 examine
      v 1: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to
           discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a
           sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a
           criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives" [syn: analyze,
            analyse, study, canvass, canvas]
      2: observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The
         customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your
         passport before you can enter the country" [syn: see]
      3: question or examine thoroughly and closely [syn: probe]
      4: question closely
      5: put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental
         use to; "This approach has been tried with good results";
         "Test this recipe" [syn: test, prove, try, try out,
          essay]