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indagate

[ in-duh-geyt ]
/ 藞瑟n d蓹藢ge瑟t /
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verb (used with object), in路da路gat路ed, in路da路gat路ing.Archaic.
to investigate; research.
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Origin of indagate

1615鈥25; <Latin ind膩g膩tus, past participle of ind膩g膩re to track down, verbal derivative of ind膩g艒 ring of beaters, nets, etc., for trapping game, equivalent to ind-, by-form of in-in-2 (see endo-) + -膩g艒, derivative of agere to drive (cf. ambages)

OTHER WORDS FROM indagate

in路da路ga路tion, nounin路da路ga路tive, adjectivein路da路ga路tor, noun

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