examines; examined; examining
1 : to look at (something) closely and carefully in order to learn more about it, to find problems, etc.
An accountant has been hired to examine the company's books.
We need to examine [=consider] this question more carefully.
The police examined the evidence carefully.
2 : to test or look carefully at (something or someone) for signs of illness or injury
You should have your eyes examined.
He was examined by several doctors, who found nothing wrong with him.
the examining room [=a room in a doctor's office where the doctor examines patients]
3 law : to question (someone) closely
examine a witness
— see also CROSS-EXAMINE
— examiner noun, plural examiners [count]
— see also MEDICAL EXAMINER