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, investigatoryadjective

    designed to find information or ascertain facts

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

Wiktionary

  1. investigativeadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Investigativeadjective

    given to investigation; inquisitive; curious; searching

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Numerology

  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. Lindsey Graham:

    Mr. Horowitz will be appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 11, where he will deliver a detailed report of what he found regarding his investigation, along with recommendations as to how to make our judicial and investigative systems better.

  2. Johannes Ramaekers:

    The findings suggest that investigative interviewers should minimize the questioning of cannabis-intoxicated eyewitnesses and suspects, and instead wait until the first possible time after sobriety is reached.

  3. Charge Michael Schneider:

    All logical investigative steps have been concluded in this case, the investigation did not identify any other individuals other than Brian Laundrie directly involved in the tragic death of Gabby Petito.

  4. Charge Craig Fair:

    Those who wish to defraud programs designed to help those in need should know that the FBI and our partners will pursue every investigative tool available to us to ensure the integrity of those programs and that they remain available to our community’s small business owners.

  5. Middlesex District:

    This is a case that was solved not by a new development in forensic science, but as a result of relentless investigative work and a change in circumstances for some parties involved.

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