Inspect

  • 1 Inspect-3d — Sarl Création 1999 Forme juridique Une société à responsabilité limitée (SARL) Slogan « Smart Way to Inspect » …

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  • 2 inspect — in·spect vt 1: to view closely and critically 2: to examine officially inspect the facility for code violations vi: to make an inspection Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 inspect — in‧spect [ɪnˈspekt] verb [transitive] 1. to check something officially to see whether it is of the right standard or quality, or whether it is safe to use: • The engines are all inspected before they leave the factory. 2. to visit a factory or… …

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  • 4 Inspect — In*spect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inspected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inspecting}.] [L. inspectus, p. p. of inspicere to inspect; pref. in in + specere to look at, to view: cf. F. inspecter, fr. L. inspectare, freq. fr. inspicere. See {Spy}.] [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Inspect — In*spect , n. [L. inspectus. See {Inspect}, v. t.] Inspection. [Obs.] Thomson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 inspect — (v.) 1620s, from L. inspectus, pp. of inspicere to look into (see INSPECTION (Cf. inspection)). Related: Inspected; inspecting …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 inspect — *scrutinize, examine, scan, audit Analogous words: survey, view, observe, notice (see SEE): probe, penetrate (see ENTER): inquire, interrogate, question, catechize (see ASK) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 inspect — [v] examine, check audit, canvass, case, catechize, check out, clock*, eye*, give the once over*, go over, go through, inquire, interrogate, investigate, kick the tires*, look over, notice, observe, oversee, probe, question, review, scan, scope,… …

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  • 9 inspect — ► VERB 1) look at closely. 2) examine officially. DERIVATIVES inspection noun. ORIGIN Latin inspicere look into, examine …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 inspect — [in spekt′] vt. [L inspectare, freq. < inspectus, pp. of inspicere, to look into, examine < in , in, at + specere, to look at: see SPY] 1. to look at carefully; examine critically, esp. in order to detect flaws, errors, etc. 2. to examine… …

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  • 11 inspect */*/ — UK [ɪnˈspekt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms inspect : present tense I/you/we/they inspect he/she/it inspects present participle inspecting past tense inspected past participle inspected 1) a) to look at something carefully in order to check… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 inspect — in|spect [ ın spekt ] verb transitive ** to look at something carefully in order to check that it is correct or good enough: EXAMINE: Engineers will inspect the site later today. inspect something closely/carefully/thoroughly: Make sure you… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 inspect — verb ADVERB ▪ carefully, closely, thoroughly ▪ manually, physically, visually ▪ The first step is to visually inspect the ground, looking for rocks and lumps …

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  • 14 inspect — in|spect [ınˈspekt] v [T] [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of inspicere, from specere to look ] 1.) to examine something carefully in order to find out more about it or to find out what is wrong with it ▪ I got out of the car… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 inspect — verb (T) 1 to examine something carefully in order to find out more about it or that it is not satisfactory: I got out of the car to inspect the damage. | inspect sth for cracks/faults etc (=in order to check that there are no cracks etc): He… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 inspect — /ɪn spekt/ verb to examine in detail ● to inspect a machine or an installation ● The gas board is sending an engineer to inspect the central heating system. ● Officials from the DTI have come to inspect the accounts. ♦ to inspect products for… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 17 inspect — [[t]ɪnspe̱kt[/t]] ♦♦♦ inspects, inspecting, inspected 1) VERB If you inspect something, you look at every part of it carefully in order to find out about it or check that it is all right. [V n] Elaine went outside to inspect the playing field...… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 inspect — in•spect [[t]ɪnˈspɛkt[/t]] v. t. 1) to look carefully at or over: to inspect every part of a motor[/ex] 2) to view or examine formally or officially: to inspect troops[/ex] • Etymology: 1615–25; < L inspicere to look into, inspect =in in +… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 inspect — inspectable, adj. inspectability, n. inspectingly, adv. /in spekt /, v.t. 1. to look carefully at or over; view closely and critically: to inspect every part of the motor. 2. to view or examine formally or officially: The general inspected the… …

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  • 20 inspect — [ɪnˈspekt] verb [T] 1) to check something by looking at it carefully Syn: examine Engineers will inspect the site later today.[/ex] Make sure you inspect the goods carefully as soon as you receive them.[/ex] The young plants are regularly… …

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