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Adjective
Deeply investigatory or exploratory in nature
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“Their probing research and critical analyses serve as a necessary corrective to the mythmaking.”
Adjective
Having or showing a reasonable or high level of intellect
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Adjective
Of, pertaining to, inclined to, or capable of, cogitation
Noun
The action of investigating or exploring
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“Their probing of the depths of human finitude sets out a path which, if followed, can take man out of the maze.”
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The action or process of penetrating something
Verb
To touch with the purpose of ascertaining the degree of something
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“Moreover, the party has formed a special task force to probe the matter.”
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Present participle for to physically feel, especially by prodding or poking
“To him, everybody looked like some twisted alien, with long spindly arms that would probe every part of his body, and he didn't want anything to do with them.”
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Present participle for to explore or search over an area
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“Now oceanographers and geologists have better instruments than ever before to probe the depths of the sea.”
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Present participle for to pry into someone else's private business or life
“I finished the interview only to find at least a dozen women with plunging necklines and Cartier wedding rings trying to probe my personal life.”
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Present participle for to ask (typically interrogative) questions about
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“I am glad that in this Assembly we can bring the Minister along and ask him as many questions as we want to ask him and probe him about this matter.”
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(in a place) Present participle for to look thoroughly for something
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(of a sharp pointed object) Present participle for to go into or through (something)
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Present participle for to investigate or survey, especially an area or place
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Present participle for to search determinedly for someone or something
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Present participle for to search for something, typically information
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Present participle for to overanalyze or think too much about a subject or issue
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Present participle for to be about
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Present participle for to gain access or entry into
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Present participle for to enter (a place, situation, or sphere of activity) in large numbers, especially with intrusive effect
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(computing) Present participle for to pass a set of instructions to a database to retrieve data from it
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