verb (used with object), ex·plored, ex·plor·ing.
verb (used without object), ex·plored, ex·plor·ing.
Origin of explore
Synonyms for explore
Examples from the Web for unexplorable
Historical Examples of unexplorable
Why, it's not going to hurt you to admit you know Catrock Canyon is—unexplorable.Cow-Country
B. M. Bower
Other water courses were passed, running away into unknown and unexplorable wilds.Frank Merriwell Down South
Burt L. Standish
This disconnection, whose phenomena are amazing, proceeds from an unexplored, possibly an unexplorable mystery.Modeste Mignon
Honore de Balzac
Word Origin for explore
1580s, "to investigate, examine," a back-formation from exploration, or else from Middle French explorer (16c.), from Latin explorare "investigate, search out, examine, explore," said to be originally a hunters' term meaning "set up a loud cry," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + plorare "to cry."
But second element also explained as "to make to flow," from pluere "to flow." Meaning "to go to a country or place in quest of discoveries" is first attested 1610s. Related: Explored; exploring.