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Definition of "inspect" []

  • To examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws. (verb-transitive)
  • To review or examine officially: The commander inspected the troops. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inspect" in a sentence
  • "And again, just looking here at what we have seen in this very narrow corridor, which we have been able to inspect, that is not surprising."
  • ": When true or nil, formats output by calling inspect () on the statement result."
  • "They are more stringent at the airports and have a cow if you have anything larger than "travel size" tube of toothpaste, not to mention they can bust open your luggage at the other end of the flight and "inspect" your stuff without regard to how the "open" it."