verb (used with object), ex·am·ined, ex·am·in·ing.
Origin of examine
Examples from the Web for examining
Then as now, the majority of Americans had little interest in examining the nuclear sword of Damocles their fear had wrought.
Almost like examining every game developer and game publication for signs of being “corrupted by the feminist agenda.”Of Gamers, Gates, and Disco Demolition: The Roots of Reactionary Rage|Arthur Chu|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a 2011 article for Wired, David Axe speculated that Iran would seek Chinese help in examining the RQ-170.
Examining both overweight and obese rates combined, the numbers become even more shocking.
The commission was supposed to be examining the arguments for tightening up the use of the death penalty.
In a flash Vidac was out of the seat and examining the vehicle.The Space Pioneers|Carey Rockwell
On recollecting myself, and examining my Situation, I found the Case clear.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume II (of 2)|Wiliam Cabell Bruce
"I do not see anything amiss about these cards," said Poppea, examining them carefully.Poppea of the Post-Office|Mabel Osgood Wright
Night and day he had been examining evidence, pondering the difficulties to be overcome, and the chances of success.
The party were very much interested in examining the houses they saw on the borders of the stream.Four Young Explorers|Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for examining
Word Origin for examine
Word Origin and History for examining
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.