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Synonyms of probe in English:


  • a probe into alleged financial irregularities at the club
  • verb

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  • 1 hands probed his body from top to bottom
    examine, feel, feel around, explore, prod, poke, check
  • 2 a lengthy public enquiry probed the cause of the disaster
    investigate, conduct an investigation into, enquire/enquire into, look into, study, conduct an enquiry/enquiry into, examine, scrutinize, go into, carry out an inquest into, research, analyse, dissect, search into, delve into, dig into;
    sound, plumb
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