Investigation

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Investigation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
  • an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities; "there was a congressional probe into the scandal"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities; "there was a congressional probe into the scandal" ,
  • the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Investigation'


  • Investigation: information technology Investigation (film), a 2006 Bulgarian drama The Investigation, 1959 book by Stanisław Lem The Investigation (play), 1965 play by
  • Safety Investigation Authority: The Safety Investigation Authority of Finland (SIAF, Finnish: Onnettomuustutkintakeskus "Accident Investigation Center", OTKES; Swedish: Olycksutredningscentralen)
  • Swedish Accident Investigation Authority: Swedish Accident Investigation Authority (Swedish: Statens haverikommission, or SHK, in English formerly the Swedish Accident Investigation Board) is a Swedish
  • Criminal Investigation Department: Sin D8 - Investigation Division / Planning D9 - Special Investigation Divisions D10 - Forensic Laboratory Divisions D11 - Sexual Investigation Divisions
  • Crime scene investigation: Crime scene investigation may refer to: Forensic inspection of a crime scene CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, a US television series
  • Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee: Japanese aviation accident investigation agency, see Aircraft Accident Investigation Commission. The Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee of Thailand
  • Air Accident and Incident Investigation Board: Accident and Incident Investigation Board. Retrieved on 30 August 2014. "AAIIB Headquarters AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT AND INCIDENT INVESTIGATION BOARD MINISTRY OF
  • Accident Investigation Board Denmark: Accident Investigation Board Danish Maritime Authority (previously housed the accident investigation board for ships) Home page. Accident Investigation Board
  • Criminal investigation: criminal investigation can include searching, interviews, interrogations, evidence collection and preservation and various methods of investigation. Modern-day
  • Papua New Guinea Accident Investigation Commission: "Contact." Papua New Guinea Accident Investigation Commission. Retrieved on April 23,2013. "PNG ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION COMMISSION P.O BOX 1709 BOROKO NATIONAL

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'Investigation' example sentence in quotations


* You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job. - Richard Milhous Nixon

* Any doctrine that will not bear investigation is not a fit tenant for the mind of an honest man. - Robert G. Ingersoll

* Every investigation which is guided by principles of Nature fixes its ultimate aim entirely on gratifying the stomach. - Athenus


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Investigation Sample Sentences in News


  • Investigation finds evidence of hazing on Lakeridge dance team
    Incoming dancers were asked for 'a sexual favor' and subjected to 'inappropriate' tasks designed to humiliate them, report says Lake Oswego School District and Lakeridge High School administrators said Thursday they are taking "appropriate action” after an outside investigation found evidence of hazing involving the Pacer dance team. Student Read more on this news related to 'Investigation'
  • Ordina expects results of investigation at end of January 2015
    Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, 18 December 2014 On 4 November 2014, Ordina announced that the ongoing internal investigation into possible irregularities in public sector tenders and contracts would be completed ... Read more on this news related to 'Investigation'
  • 49ers cut McDonald amid sex assault investigation
    The San Francisco 49ers dumped veteran defensive tackle Ray McDonald on Wednesday after police said he was the focus of a sexual assault investigation, the latest to hit the NFL. The National Football League team's general manager Trent Baalke said the 49ers notified McDonald and his agent that his contract was terminated. The team had stood by McDonald after Read more on this news related to 'Investigation'

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