Share this entry

inspection Syllabification: in·spec·tion
Pronunciation: /inˈspekSH(ə)n/

Definition of inspection in English:

noun

Careful examination or scrutiny: on closer inspection it looked like a fossil please have your tickets ready for inspection we carry out regular safety inspections
More example sentences
  • Usually, a purchaser should rely upon his own inspection and his surveyor's report.
  • That explains why Reed started his own company specializing in pipeline inspections.
  • Such inspections are conducted only on the basis of complaints and to verify discrepancies.
Synonyms

Words that rhyme with inspection

abjection, affection, circumspection, collection, complexion, confection, connection, convection, correction, defection, deflection, dejection, detection, direction, ejection, election, genuflection, imperfection, infection, inflection, injection, insurrection, interconnection, interjection, intersection, introspection, lection, misdirection, objection, perfection, predilection, projection, protection, refection, reflection, rejection, resurrection, retrospection, section, selection, subjection, transection, vivisection

Definition of inspection in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coiffeur
Pronunciation: kwɑːˈfəː
noun
a hairdresser