What does investigative mean?

Definitions for investigative
-gəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr iin·ves·tiga·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fact-finding, investigative, investigatory(adj)

    designed to find information or ascertain facts

    "a fact-finding committee"; "investigative reporting"


  1. investigative(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to investigation; inquisitive; curious; searching.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Investigative(adj)

    given to investigation; inquisitive; curious; searching

How to pronounce investigative?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say investigative in sign language?

  1. investigative


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of investigative in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of investigative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of investigative in a Sentence

  1. Las Vegas:

    We still have a lot of investigative work to do.

  2. Marine Corps spokesman:

    We continue to cooperate fully with the investigative efforts into this matter.

  3. Patrick Gannon:

    We cut theft in those two terminals by 60% because of doing that aggressive investigative work.

  4. Jacques Percebois:

    The IEA hasn't got the same investigative powers over China and India as it has over the U.S. or Europe.

  5. The NTSB:

    Over the years we've completed many investigations without the aid of recorders and other investigative tools.

Images & Illustrations of investigative

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