transitive verb (-gated; -gating) Etymology: Latin indagatus, past participle of indagare, from indago ring of hunters encircling game, act of searching, from Old Latin indu in + Latin agere to drive — more at end-, agent Date: circa 1623 to search into ; investigateindagation nounindagator noun

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  • Indagate — In da*gate, v. t. [L. indagatus, p. p. of indagare to seek.] To seek or search out. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • indagate — indagation, n. indagative, adj. indagator, n. /in deuh gayt /, v.t., indagated, indagating. Archaic. to investigate; research. [1615 25; < L indagatus, ptp. of indagare to track down, v. deriv. of indago ring of beaters, nets, etc., for trapping… …   Universalium

  • indagate — verb to search into, investigate …   Wiktionary

  • indagate — in·da·gate …   English syllables

  • indagate —   v.t. investigate.    ♦ indagation,    ♦ indagator, n.indagative, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • University of Plymouth — Plymouth University Motto Indagate Fingite Invenite (Explore, Dream, Discover) Established 1992, from Polytechnic South West Type …   Wikipedia

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