Bedeutung von “investigate” im Essential English Dictionary

investigate

verb uk /ɪnˈvestɪɡeɪt/ investigating, investigated

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

Police are investigating the murder.
investigation noun /ɪnˌvestɪˈɡeɪʃən/

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 Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)