scrutinise (scrutinises, present participle scrutinising; past and past participle scrutinised) (British spelling)

  1. (transitive) To examine something with great care.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 230b.
      Because his opinions are all over the place, they find it easy to scrutinise them and lay them out;
  2. (transitive) To audit accounts etc in order to verify them.

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