Bedeutung von “investigate” im Essential American English Dictionary

investigate

verb us /ɪnˈves·tɪˌɡeɪt/ present participle investigating, past tense and past participle investigated

to try to get all the facts about something, especially a crime or accident:

Police are investigating the murder.
investigation noun

effort by police to get all the facts about something, especially a crime or accident:

Police have begun an investigation into his death.

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