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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Probe \Probe\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Probed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Probing}.] [L. probare to try, examine. See {Prove}.]

1. To examine, as a wound, an ulcer, or some cavity of the body, with a probe.

2. Fig.: to search to the bottom; to scrutinize or examine thoroughly. --Dryden.

The growing disposition to probe the legality of all acts, of the crown. --Hallam.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation; "a probing inquiry"; "a searching investigation of their past dealings" [syn: {inquisitory}, {probing}, {searching}]

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