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explore


ex·plore  (k-spl?r, -splr)
v. ex·plored, ex·plor·ing, ex·plores
v.tr.
1. To investigate systematically; examine: explore every possibility.
2. To search into or travel in for the purpose of discovery: exploring outer space.
3. Medicine To examine for diagnostic purposes.
v.intr.
To make a careful examination or search: scientists who have been known to explore in this region of the earth.

[Latin explrre : ex-, ex- + perhaps plrre, to cry out, as to rouse game.]


explore  /ksplr/  v. -plored, -ploring, -plores 1 [I;T] to travel into in order to learn about: The children went to explore the playground. 2 [T] to investigate, study: Scientists explore theories of the beginning of the universe. -n. explorer.

Thesaurus: explore 1 to scout s.t., travel over s.t., survey 2 to look into s.t., examine, delve
into. Ant. to ignore. explore

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