Examine vs. Explore

Examine vs. Explore — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Examine and Explore

Examineverb

To observe carefully or critically; inspect

examined the room for clues.

Exploreverb

To investigate systematically; examine

explore every possibility.

Examineverb

To study or analyze

examine a tissue sample under a microscope.examine the structure of a novel.examine one's own motives.

Exploreverb

To search into or travel in for the purpose of discovery

exploring outer space.

Examineverb

To test or check the condition or health of

examine a patient.

Exploreverb

(Medicine) To examine (a body cavity or interior part) for diagnostic purposes, especially by surgery.

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Examineverb

To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises

Students are examined with standardized tests.

Exploreverb

To make a careful examination or search

scientists who have been known to explore in this region of the earth.

Examineverb

To question formally, as to elicit facts or information; interrogate

examine a witness under oath.

Exploreverb

To seek for something or after someone.

Examineverb

to observe or inspect carefully or critically

He examined the crime scene for clues.She examined the hair sample under a microscope.

Exploreverb

(transitive) To examine or investigate something systematically.

The committee has been exploring alternative solutions to the problem at hand.
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Examineverb

to check the health or condition of something or someone

The doctor examined the patient.

Exploreverb

(transitive) To travel somewhere in search of discovery.

It was around that time that the expedition began exploring the Arctic Circle.

Examineverb

to determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination

Exploreverb

To examine diagnostically.

Examineverb

to interrogate

The witness was examined under oath.

Exploreverb

(transitive) To (seek) experience first hand.

It is normal for a boy of this age to be exploring his sexuality.

Examineverb

consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning;

analyze a sonnet by Shakespeareanalyze the evidence in a criminal trialanalyze your real motives

Exploreverb

(intransitive) To be engaged exploring in any of the above senses.

He was too busy exploring to notice his son needed his guidance.

Examineverb

observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect;

The customs agent examined the baggageI must see your passport before you can enter the country

Exploreverb

(intransitive) To wander without any particular aim or purpose.

The boys explored all around till cold and hunger drove them back to the campfire one by one.

Examineverb

question or examine thoroughly and closely

Exploreverb

(transitive) To seek sexual variety, to sow one's wild oats.

Examineverb

question closely

Explorenoun

(colloquial) An exploration; a tour of a place to see what it is like.

Examineverb

put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to;

This approach has been tried with good resultsTest this recipe

Exploreverb

inquire into

Exploreverb

travel to or penetrate into;

explore unknown territory in biology

Exploreverb

examine minutely

Exploreverb

examine (organs etc.) for diagnostic purposes