Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun investigating

1 sense of investigating

Sense 1
investigation, investigating -- (the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically)
       => work -- (activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb investigate

2 senses of investigate

Sense 1
investigate, look into -- (investigate scientifically; "Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese")
       => analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas -- (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")

Sense 2
investigate, inquire, enquire -- (conduct an inquiry or investigation of; "The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities"; "inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady")
       => probe, examine -- (question or examine thoroughly and closely)

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