- to look carefully at or over; view closely and critically: to inspect every part of the motor.
- to view or examine formally or officially: The general inspected the troops.
Origin of inspect
Synonyms for inspect
Examples from the Web for uninspected
Historical Examples of uninspected
(e) By forbidding the interstate transportation of the products of child labor, of convict labor and of all uninspected factories.Twentieth Century Socialism
- to examine closely, esp for faults or errors
- to scrutinize officially (a document, military personnel on ceremonial parade, etc)
Word Origin for inspect
1620s, from Latin inspectus, past participle of inspicere "to look into" (see inspection). Related: Inspected; inspecting.