verb (used with object), ex·am·ined, ex·am·in·ing.
Origin of examine
Synonyms for examine
Examples from the Web for examinable
Historical Examples of examinable
In some countries, however, a foreign judgment is examinable on its merits before being enforced.
It was held that the transaction was not examinable except for fraud and that A was therefore estopped.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.
S. A. Reilly
In the parish of West Calder, 300 out of 900 examinable persons wasted away.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)
In 1699 he became minister of the small parish of Simprin, where there were in all “not more than 90 examinable persons.”
Word Origin for examine
c.1300, from Old French examiner "interrogate, question, torture," from Latin examinare "to test or try; weigh, consider, ponder," from examen "a means of weighing or testing," probably ultimately from exigere "weigh accurately" (see exact). Related: Examined; examining.