Meaning of “examine” - Learner’s Dictionary

examine

verb [ T ] uk us /ɪɡˈzæmɪn/
LOOK AT

B2 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

(Definition of “examine” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)