Translation of "investigate" - English-Spanish dictionary

investigate

verb uk /ɪnˈves·tɪ·ɡeɪt/ 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

investigar
Police are investigating the murder.
investigation noun /ɪnˌves·tɪˈɡeɪ·ʃən/ /ɪnˌves·tɪˈɡeɪ·ʃən/

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

investigación
Police have begun an investigation into his death.

(Translation of “investigate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

investigate

verb /inˈvestiɡeit/

to examine or inquire into carefully

investigar
The police are investigating the crime
investigation noun

investigación
a crime/murder investigation.
investigator noun

a person, eg a detective, who investigates

investigador
a private investigator.

(Translation of “investigate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)