examine /ɪgˈzæmɪn/ verb [T]
LOOK AT › to look at someone or something very carefully, especially to try to discover something: She picked up the knife and examined it closely. He was examined by a doctor as soon as he arrived.
TEST formal › to test someone to see how much they know or how well they can do something: You'll be examined in three main areas: speaking, listening, and reading comprehension.
CONSIDER › to consider a plan or an idea carefully: They have called a special meeting to examine the proposal. → See also cross-examine