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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.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Investigatornoun

    one who searches diligently into a subject

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

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    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. Tom Brokaw:

    That is an extraordinary important part of what is going on in Washington, D.C., despite all of the grandeur of this setting, and the television photos and members of the Supreme Court, members of the Cabinet, out there is a highly regarded investigator who is looking into whether or not he broke the law.

  2. 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.

  3. Kendall Coffey:

    The lead investigator, the person on the scene, the person that normally law enforcement would say is in the best position to there is prospect in arrest, he apparently was effectively overruled by people sitting back at the office. It does happen, but it certainly raises a lot of questions.”

  4. Mohd Shukri Abdull:

    As a senior investigator, I knew what he meant.

  5. Jack Sellers:

    This board is done explaining anything to these people who are playing investigator with our constituents' ballots and equipment, paid for with real people's tax dollars. People's ballots and money are not make-believe, it's time to be done with this craziness.

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