verb (used with object)
Origin of inspect
Examples from the Web for inspect
Blaine stresses that he was not called to inspect the rail site.
The remains will go next to the University of Wisconsin for an anthropologist and odontologist to inspect.
As the police officer bends down to inspect the body, a mouse "blows out" of its chest.Death in the Heartland: What Happened to Steven Haataja?|Tim Teeman|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They claim FDA did not have proper resources to inspect imported catfish.Up to a Point: P.J. O’Rourke on Valentine’s Day and Oral Hygiene|P. J. O’Rourke|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take time to read the small print on the packages you inspect at the market.How to Watch Out for Hidden Sugar and Replace With Leaner Substitutes|Diana Le Dean|February 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The bill to appoint visitors to inspect female convents and religious houses has been rejected.
And then, if you wish, we can go from there and inspect the district school and see our method of education.The Inspector-General|Nicolay Gogol
As he went, his four generals parted off, to examine the forts on either hand, and to inspect and animate the militia.The Hour and the Man|Harriet Martineau
The permission granted, he trotted away into the house, and the travelers invited their visitors to inspect the new craft.The Skylark of Space|Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
I could see that he was half afraid and half curious, but my mention of money had impelled him to return and inspect me.The Treasure of the Tigris|A. F. Mockler Ferryman
British Dictionary definitions for inspect
Word Origin for inspect
Word Origin and History for inspect
1620s, from Latin inspectus, past participle of inspicere "to look into" (see inspection). Related: Inspected; inspecting.