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Definition 1: examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification - [verb of cognition]

Samples where scrutinise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • audit accounts and tax returns

Synonyms for scrutinise in the sense of this definition

(scrutinise is a kind of ...) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare" "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial" "analyze your real motives"

Definition 2: to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail - [verb of perception]

Samples where scrutinise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror

Synonyms for scrutinise in the sense of this definition

(scrutinise is a kind of ...) observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect

"The customs agent examined the baggage" "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"

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