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No, as an artist, you have to be free to explore all the corners of your heart. There are no boundaries.
Dierks Bentley

Meaning of "explore" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EXPLORE

From Latin explōrāre, from ex-1 + plōrāre to cry aloud; probably from the shouts of hunters sighting prey.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EXPLORE

explore  [ɪkˈsplɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXPLORE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Explore is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb explore in English.

WHAT DOES EXPLORE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Explorer (disambiguation)

An explorer is a person involved in exploration, see also list of explorers. Explorer, explore, exploring or exploration may also refer to...

Definition of explore in the English dictionary

The first definition of explore in the dictionary is to examine or investigate, esp systematically. Other definition of explore is to travel to or into, esp for organized scientific purposes. Explore is also to examine for diagnostic purposes.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO EXPLORE

PRESENT

Present
I explore
you explore
he/she/it explores
we explore
you explore
they explore
Present continuous
I am exploring
you are exploring
he/she/it is exploring
we are exploring
you are exploring
they are exploring
Present perfect
I have explored
you have explored
he/she/it has explored
we have explored
you have explored
they have explored
Present perfect continuous
I have been exploring
you have been exploring
he/she/it has been exploring
we have been exploring
you have been exploring
they have been exploring
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I explored
you explored
he/she/it explored
we explored
you explored
they explored
Past continuous
I was exploring
you were exploring
he/she/it was exploring
we were exploring
you were exploring
they were exploring
Past perfect
I had explored
you had explored
he/she/it had explored
we had explored
you had explored
they had explored
Past perfect continuous
I had been exploring
you had been exploring
he/she/it had been exploring
we had been exploring
you had been exploring
they had been exploring
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will explore
you will explore
he/she/it will explore
we will explore
you will explore
they will explore
Future continuous
I will be exploring
you will be exploring
he/she/it will be exploring
we will be exploring
you will be exploring
they will be exploring
Future perfect
I will have explored
you will have explored
he/she/it will have explored
we will have explored
you will have explored
they will have explored
Future perfect continuous
I will have been exploring
you will have been exploring
he/she/it will have been exploring
we will have been exploring
you will have been exploring
they will have been exploring
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would explore
you would explore
he/she/it would explore
we would explore
you would explore
they would explore
Conditional continuous
I would be exploring
you would be exploring
he/she/it would be exploring
we would be exploring
you would be exploring
they would be exploring
Conditional perfect
I would have explore
you would have explore
he/she/it would have explore
we would have explore
you would have explore
they would have explore
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been exploring
you would have been exploring
he/she/it would have been exploring
we would have been exploring
you would have been exploring
they would have been exploring
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you explore
we let´s explore
you explore
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to explore
Past participle
explored
Present Participle
exploring
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXPLORE


Bangalore
ˌbæŋɡəˈlɔː
blore
blɔː
claw
klɔː
counselor-at-law
ˌkaʊns ələrətˈlɔː
deplore
dɪˈplɔː
first-floor
ˌfɜːstˈflɔː
flaw
flɔː
floor
flɔː
folklore
ˈfəʊkˌlɔː
galore
ɡəˈlɔː
ground-floor
ˌɡraʊndˈflɔː
heirs-at-law
ˈeəʳzətˈlɔː
implore
ɪmˈplɔː
law
lɔː
lor
lɔː
lore
lɔː
Mangalore
ˌmæŋɡəˈlɔː
mothers-in-law
ˈmʌðəzɪnˌlɔː
outlaw
ˈaʊtˌlɔː
reexplore
ˌriːɪkˈsplɔː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXPLORE

exploitative
exploitatively
exploiter
exploitive
exploits
exploration
explorational
explorationist
explorative
exploratively
exploratory
Explorer
explosible
explosion
explosion welding
explosive
explosive device
explosive forming
explosively
explosiveness

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXPLORE

bandalore
before
booklore
clinochlore
con dolore
convenience store
core
encore
fahlore
hardcore
Moore
more
ore
score
Singapore
splore
store
Vellore
woodlore
wordlore

Synonyms and antonyms of explore in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EXPLORE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «explore» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of explore

Translation of «explore» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXPLORE

Find out the translation of explore to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of explore from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «explore» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

探测
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

explorar
570 millions of speakers

English

explore
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पता लगाने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَسْتَكْشِفُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

исследовать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

explorar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অন্বেষণ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

explorer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Meneroka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

erforschen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

調査する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

탐험하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Njelajah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thám hiểm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆராய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अन्वेषण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

keşfetmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

esplorare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zbadać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

досліджувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a explora
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξερευνώ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verken
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utforska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

utforske
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of explore

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPLORE»

The term «explore» is very widely used and occupies the 1.644 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of explore
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPLORE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «explore» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «explore» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about explore

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «EXPLORE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word explore.
1
Candice Accola
I'm more obsessed with the idea of vacation than any one particular vacation spot. I love to explore new places and cultures.
2
Waris Ahluwalia
I went through different styles but realized Ray-Bans are the classics. You can't go wrong with them. I explore and cheat on them occasionally, but I always go back to the aviators.
3
Debbie Allen
Making this movie was a great opportunity for me to explore high-definition. I'm glad I got to see what the challenges are, what makes it better. It works wonderfully.
4
Scott Anderson
The peculiarities of my childhood, of constantly moving through so many different cultures, of always being the outsider, may have made me extraordinarily self-sufficient, but it had also bred a certain detachment, a sense that the world was a place to explore rather than truly inhabit. This manifested as a kind of shyness, even timidity.
5
Dierks Bentley
No, as an artist, you have to be free to explore all the corners of your heart. There are no boundaries.
6
Brian Blessed
I'm a fully trained cosmonaut and have completed 800 hours training, which has made me the No. 1 civilian reserve ready to visit the International Space Station. I am determined to go up, and I want to explore the Moon, Mars and beyond!
7
Hamish Bowles
This is how I started: My mom was crazy for antique shops and junk shops, and my sister and I would play this game where, if we were driving with my parents and saw a junk shop or an antique shop, we'd scream at the top of our lungs. My poor father would have heart failure and screech to a halt, and we'd leap out and go and explore.
8
Cathy Marie Buchanan
I write to explore something that fascinates me, and I write the way I do because it is the only way I know how to write.
9
Katie Cassidy
There is definitely something that has to be said for me liking the action, Lara Croft type stuff. I really want to explore that side of me.
10
Suzanne Collins
Telling a story in a futuristic world gives you this freedom to explore things that bother you in contemporary times.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXPLORE»

Discover the use of explore in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to explore and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
. . From here the story could take many turns. A guy walks into a bar and meets the love of his life. A guy walks into a bar and finds no one else is there. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless.
David Sedaris, 2013
2
Philosophers Explore The Matrix
Analytic philosophers present their thoughts on the motion picture 'The Matrix' & the philosophical questions that it provokes. The articles are written in an accessible style.
Christopher Grau, 2005
3
Explore
He chooses Explore, but he worries about how he can survive ten months with the hippies and keeners in the program.
Christy Goerzen, 2009
4
Explore
An African story and activity book for older children. This book celebrates African nature and culture by combining contemporary African folklore with imaginative drawing excersizes.
Gemma Kok, 2008
5
Using Corpora to Explore Linguistic Variation
This volume is a collection of papers that illustrate the ways in which linguistic variation can be explored through corpus-based investigation.
Randi Reppen, Susan M. Fitzmaurice, Douglas Biber, 2002
6
Baxter's Explore the Book
This six volume in one edition gives a book by book overview of each book of the Bible in three aspects: an analysis of the structure of each book, a synopsis of the main movements in each book, and the special features of each with ...
J. Sidlow Baxter, 2010
7
Explore Hinduism
Explore Hinduism is a concise but well-rounded introduction to the variety of beliefs and practices, and describes how Hindus think, act and practice their faith in the modern world.
Bansi Pandit, 2005
8
Map As Art, The: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography
Arranged by themes including personal terrain, inner visions, and global reckoning, a catalog collects 350 works by an international range of artists creating map-related works of art.
Katharine Harmon, 2009
9
Explore Barbados
Famed for its beaches and intimate, high quality hotels and inns, Barbados is the Southern Caribbean's crown jewel. This is the only complete guide for this very special Caribbean democracy.
Harry S. Pariser, 2000
10
Why Explore?
But why? With elegant poetry, Susan Lendroth examines this ever-present drive to discover, from prehistoric cave dwellers to the Age of Galileo to modern-day space exploration.
Susan Lendroth, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXPLORE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term explore is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Children explore the world of Latin American art
They've been creating artwork at the North Dakota Museum of Art inspired by Fernando Botero, a contemporary Colombian artist famous for ... «Grand Forks Herald, Jul 15»
2
NASA's launched an app to explore Mars from the comfort of your …
Made with images from several NASA missions, the interactive map allows you to explore the planet in 2D or 3D. You can pan around the ... «The Next Web, Jul 15»
3
Fleet of robots by The Workers allow the public to explore galleries …
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: last year London studio The Workers built a fleet of robots that allowed the public to remotely explore galleries and ... «Dezeen, Jul 15»
4
Explore the PNW: Melakwa Lake
Explore the PNW: Melakwa Lake ... Explore the PNW: Melakwa Lake It was already hot. The clock hadn't ... Explore the PNW: Melakwa Lake. «KING5.com, Jul 15»
5
Fashion Retailer Reiss To Explore Stake Sale
The fashion retailer Reiss is to explore the sale of a stake to outside investors for the first time, Sky News learns. 17:03, UK, Thursday 09 July ... «Sky News, Jul 15»
6
New docs explore Batkid, Amy Winehouse, cartels
Now, it's time to explore those three subjects through the ultimate medium — the movies — thanks to a trio of documentaries that arrive in D.C. ... «WTOP, Jul 15»
7
Lake Mead drought allows divers to explore World War II wreckage
We reported earlier this year that Lake Mead - the largest reservoir in the US - had reached its lowest water level in history, amid a historic ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
8
Tata Trusts to explore industry possibilities in Tripura
Agartala: Tata Trusts will explore possibilities to set up industries in Tripura using local natural resources, chairman Ratan Tata said on ... «The Shillong Times, Jul 15»
9
Explore the Great Coastal Texas Barbecue Trail
Explore the Great Coastal Texas Barbecue Trail. By Syd Kearney. Updated 12:00 pm, Thursday, July 9, 2015 ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»
10
Navy to Explore Virtual Training, Prototyping Opportunities as Part of …
The Navy will explore the use of virtual environments for training, modeling, prototyping and more in the latest step of its innovation drive. «USNI News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Explore [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/explore>. Nov 2019 ».
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