Definition of inspect in English:
- I inspected it closely and noticed a couple of things that may have been the cause of the problem.
- After inspecting it more closely, we were surprised to discover that it was a brass telescope, with all the optics still in place!
- The Council is to send an expert to inspect the trees to assess their condition.
- A regulatory organisation of both regional and international credibility, SANAS inspects laboratories to ensure they conform to international standards before they are accredited.
- Periodically, they are visited by a sinister official who inspects their papers and sometimes buys or confiscates a new fiddle.
- Three other incoming jets were asked to over-fly the airport while safety officials inspected the runway.
Early 17th century (earlier (late Middle English) as inspection): from Latin inspect- 'looked into, examined', from the verb inspicere (from in- 'in' + specere 'look at'), or from its frequentative, inspectare.
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