verb (used with object), in·ves·ti·gat·ed, in·ves·ti·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), in·ves·ti·gat·ed, in·ves·ti·gat·ing.
Origin of investigate
Examples from the Web for investigative
E.J. Graff, senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, is the author of What Is Marriage For?The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Attkisson, meanwhile, has been fighting the same uphill battle that other investigative reporters are waging.Was Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Too Right-Wing for CBS?|Lloyd Grove|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The police department, despite public belief, is substantially upping patrol and investigative measures.
Garcia-Roberts, a veteran of alternative weeklies, is currently an investigative reporter for the Long Island newspaper Newsday.
I do not think Mr. Lawson got in this investigative part at all.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
After this happened, I immediately set up an investigative team to try to find out what happened.Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
It was three weeks and more after Governor Marston's call summoning the Assembly for an investigative session.The Grafters|Francis Lynde
We are just as interested in protecting the security of your investigative processes as you are.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
It is unnecessary to review the rapid rise of investigative work in this field.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess