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[in-duh-geyt] /ˈɪn dəˌgeɪt/
verb (used with object), indagated, indagating. Archaic.
to investigate; research.
Origin of indagate
1615-25; < Latin indāgātus, past participle of indāgāre to track down, verbal derivative of indāgō ring of beaters, nets, etc., for trapping game, equivalent to ind-, by-form of in- in-2 (see endo-) + -āgō, derivative of agere to drive (cf. ambages)
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indagation, noun
indagative, adjective
indagator, noun Unabridged
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