Bedeutung von “examine” im Essential American English Dictionary

examine

verb us /ɪɡˈzæm·ɪn/ present participle examining, past tense and past participle examined

to look at someone or something very carefully, especially to try to discover something:

She picked up the knife and examined it carefully.
He was examined by a doctor as soon as he arrived.

formal to test someone to see how much he or she knowsor how well he or shecan do something:

You’ll be examined in three main areas: speaking, listening, and reading.

(Definition von “examine” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)