In·spect v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inspected; p. pr. & vb. n. Inspecting.]
1. To look upon; to view closely and critically, esp. in order to ascertain quality or condition, to detect errors, etc., to examine; to scrutinize; to investigate; as, to inspect conduct.
2. To view and examine officially, as troops, arms, goods offered, work done for the public, etc.; to oversee; to superintend.