What does Investigator mean?

Definitions for Investigator
ɪnˈvɛs tɪˌgeɪ tərin·ves·ti·ga·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. research worker, researcher, investigatornoun

    a scientist who devotes himself to doing research

  2. investigatornoun

    someone who investigates

  3. detective, investigator, tec, police detectivenoun

    a police officer who investigates crimes

Wiktionary

  1. investigatornoun

    One who investigates.

  2. Etymology: Attested in the mid‐16th Century ; from investigator, from investigare.

ChatGPT

  1. investigator

    An investigator is a person who carries out a detailed examination or inquiry into a crime, accident, situation, or any form of activities to uncover facts, information or to establish the truth. They may work in various fields such as law enforcement, scientific research, journalism, or the private sector. Investigators use a variety of methods including interviews, surveillance, study of documents, and collection of physical evidence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Investigatornoun

    one who searches diligently into a subject

  2. Etymology: [L.: cf. F. investigateur.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Investigator' in Nouns Frequency: #2881

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Investigator in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Investigator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Investigator in a Sentence

  1. Del Gandio:

    We don't have a lot of accidents now. When I started as an investigator in 1980 I did 45 accidents and incidents in five years. You get some investigators now who won't do 45 if they live to be 200, aviation is safe. You are in more danger going home in a car than in an airplane.

  2. Sacha Sergio Llorenti Soliz:

    United Nations ambassador not only unilaterally attacked, but while we were discussing here and demanding the need for an independent investigation an impartial investigation, complete investigation into the attacks, United Nations ambassador has become to that investigator, has become the prosecutor, has become the judge, has become the jury.

  3. Mohd Shukri Abdull:

    He asked me, 'Are you ready?', as a senior investigator, I knew what he meant.

  4. Seth Williams:

    This is the kind of case that can shake the public’s confidence in the system, an experienced investigator used his specialized knowledge to prevent his own colleagues from apprehending a murder suspect.

  5. David Bakara:

    I wanted to take what I know about Bigfoot as an active researcher and investigator, but Im also a huge Disney World fan, i was thinking, Maybe I can make this thing like a family attraction.

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