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Meaning of "scrutinise" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SCRUTINISE

scrutinise  [ˈskruːtɪnaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCRUTINISE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scrutinise 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 scrutinise in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SCRUTINISE

PRESENT

Present
I scrutinise
you scrutinise
he/she/it scrutinises
we scrutinise
you scrutinise
they scrutinise
Present continuous
I am scrutinising
you are scrutinising
he/she/it is scrutinising
we are scrutinising
you are scrutinising
they are scrutinising
Present perfect
I have scrutinised
you have scrutinised
he/she/it has scrutinised
we have scrutinised
you have scrutinised
they have scrutinised
Present perfect continuous
I have been scrutinising
you have been scrutinising
he/she/it has been scrutinising
we have been scrutinising
you have been scrutinising
they have been scrutinising
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 scrutinised
you scrutinised
he/she/it scrutinised
we scrutinised
you scrutinised
they scrutinised
Past continuous
I was scrutinising
you were scrutinising
he/she/it was scrutinising
we were scrutinising
you were scrutinising
they were scrutinising
Past perfect
I had scrutinised
you had scrutinised
he/she/it had scrutinised
we had scrutinised
you had scrutinised
they had scrutinised
Past perfect continuous
I had been scrutinising
you had been scrutinising
he/she/it had been scrutinising
we had been scrutinising
you had been scrutinising
they had been scrutinising
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you scrutinise
we let´s scrutinise
you scrutinise
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to scrutinise
Past participle
scrutinised
Present Participle
scrutinising
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 SCRUTINISE


agonize
ˈæɡəˌnaɪz
attitudinise
ˌætɪˈtjuːdɪnaɪz
colonise
ˈkɒləˌnaɪz
colonize
ˈkɒləˌnaɪz
dehumanize
diːˈhjuːməˌnaɪz
euthanize
ˈjuːθəˌnaɪz
harmonize
ˈhɑːməˌnaɪz
humanize
ˈhjuːməˌnaɪz
ionize
ˈaɪəˌnaɪz
Italianize
ɪˈtæljəˌnaɪz
modernize
ˈmɒdəˌnaɪz
organise
ˈɔːɡənaɪz
organize
ˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz
recognise
ˈrekəɡnaɪz
recognize
ˈrɛkəɡˌnaɪz
reorganize
riːˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz
revolutionize
ˌrɛvəˈluːʃəˌnaɪz
scrutinize
ˈskruːtɪˌnaɪz
synchronize
ˈsɪŋkrəˌnaɪz
westernize
ˈwɛstəˌnaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCRUTINISE

scruples
scrupulosity
scrupulous
scrupulously
scrupulousness
scrutability
scrutable
scrutator
scrutineer
scrutinies
scrutiniser
scrutinisingly
scrutinize
scrutinizer
scrutinizingly
scrutinous
scrutinously
scrutiny
scruto
scrutoire

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCRUTINISE

albuminise
alkalinise
aluminise
anise
bituminise
cocainise
cretinise
cutinise
defeminise
desalinise
divinise
feminise
gelatinise
keratinise
Latinise
masculinise
platinise
platitudinise
porcelainise
trichinise
vitaminise

Synonyms and antonyms of scrutinise in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «scrutinise» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCRUTINISE

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

Translator English - Chinese

审议
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escrutar
570 millions of speakers

English

scrutinise
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ताकना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التدقيق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тщательно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escrutinar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সূক্ষ্ম বিশ্লেষণ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

scruter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Meneliti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

prüfen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

精査する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자세히 조사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Scrutinize
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

coi thận trọng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆராய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

छाननी करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dikkatle incelemek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scrutinare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozpatruje
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ретельно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

examineze
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ελέγχει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bestudeer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

granska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

granske
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scrutinise

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUTINISE»

The term «scrutinise» is regularly used and occupies the 89.753 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUTINISE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «scrutinise» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «scrutinise» 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 scrutinise

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCRUTINISE»

Discover the use of scrutinise in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scrutinise and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The European Commission's Jurisdiction to Scrutinise Mergers
Now with this new Third Edition Dr. Broberg not only brings all his penetrating analyses to bear on the 'New' Merger Regulation of 2004, but takes into account recent case law and other sources of law as of 15 September 2005.
Morten P. Broberg, 2006
2
Broberg on the European Commission's Jurisdiction to ...
Now, with this new Fourth Edition, Dr Broberg not only brings all his penetrating analysis to bear on the newest official developments, but takes into account recent case law and the ongoing legal literature in the field.
Morten P. Broberg, 2013
3
The European Commission's jurisdiction to scrutineze [sic] ...
No major business or law firm can afford to disregard the European Commission's power in the control of mergers.
Morten P. Broberg, 1998
4
Agency in Archaeology
Agency in Archaeology is the first critical volume to scrutinise the concept of agency and to examine in-depth its potential to inform our understanding of the past.
Marcia-Anne Dobres, John Robb, 2014
5
Radioactive waste management: a further update, 2nd report ...
CoRWM's remit is to scrutinise the implementation of government policy in the area of nuclear waste disposal and provide feedback to government to assist in that implementation. It is not to suggest or formulate new policy or to scrutinise other ...
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: Science and Technology Committee, Stationery Office (Great Britain), 2010
6
Beyond Voluntarism: Human Rights and the Developing ...
Most were created to scrutinise the obligations of states and are only gradually being used to monitor how states could hold companies accountable. The two procedures that can directly scrutinise corporate behaviour – the ILO Tripartite ...
‎2002
7
Scottish Government and Politics: An Introduction
4. to initiate legislation 5. to scrutinise financial proposals and administration of the Scottish Executive 6. to scrutinise procedures relating to the Parliament and its Members. With the exception of initiating legislation, each of these functions was ...
Peter Lynch, 2001
8
The Work of the Committee in 2007 and the state of human ...
We have sought to scrutinise bills published in draft by the Government as part of our pre-legislative scrutiny work. We did not publish any reports on draft bills during 2007 but corresponded with the Government on the draft Coroners Bill ...
Great Britain: Parliament: Joint Committee on Human Rights, 2008
9
Cross-Border Mergers in Europe:
The procedure to scrutinise and amend the share- exchange ratio does not therefore prevent the merger becoming effective; in fact, it requires that the merger has taken effect. In terms of Section 10(3) of the Cross-border Merger Directive, ...
Dirk Van Gerven, 2010
10
The Role of Self-determination in the Modernisation of ...
Thus, they provide that in the cases of divorce agreements “the competent authority should at least (emphasis added) scrutinise the validity of the agreement” on the division or reallocation of property and on spousal maintenance (Principle 1.7 ...
Miquel Martín-Casals, Jordi Ribot, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCRUTINISE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scrutinise is used in the context of the following news items.
1
China to scrutinise clinical drug trial claims
China's top drug regulator has launched a campaign targeting pharmaceutical companies that falsify clinical trial data. The China Food and Drug Administration ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
2
Cabinet Office and former quango did not properly scrutinise £750k …
The National Audit Office has concluded that the Community Development Foundation, a former quango, and the Cabinet Office failed to properly scrutinise ... «Third Sector, Jul 15»
3
Q&A audit to scrutinise everything from Tony Jones to guests, topics …
The fairness of Q&A host Tony Jones's moderation, the diversity of guests and topics and even the behaviour of the audience will be scrutinised by the ABC ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Tax office warns of technology to scrutinise returns
"These enhancements mean that every return is scrutinised and it is becoming a lot easier to identify claims that are significantly higher than those claimed by ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Jun 15»
5
AFL to scrutinise Sam Mitchell's 'injecting' gesture to Bombers
The AFL will decide on Monday whether to sanction Hawthorn's Sam Mitchell for the injection gesture to Essendon players that drew the ire of Bombers coach ... «The Age, Jun 15»
6
BoE to scrutinise insurer investment in infrastructure
LONDON The Bank of England (BoE) will scrutinise whether insurers are taking on too much risk by investing in infrastructure projects which may not be suitable ... «Reuters UK, Jun 15»
7
Hong Kong to scrutinise passengers from Seoul for Mers
Hong Kong health authorities will step up surveillance on visitors arriving from Seoul with flu-like symptoms after their South Korean counterparts failed to ... «South China Morning Post, Jun 15»
8
Opposition to scrutinise Nkandla report
Opposition to scrutinise Nkandla report. Political parties have submitted the names of MPs who will sit on an ad hoc committee. A view of the homestead of South ... «Eyewitness News, May 15»
9
Liverpool owners to scrutinise club's transfer committee after …
The jobs of two key members of Liverpool's transfer committee are the most vulnerable ahead of the imminent end-of-season review in which the club's ... «The Independent, May 15»
10
The House of Lords has a duty to scrutinise the new Government's …
Much has been made of David Cameron's slender Commons majority of 12, the smallest since the late 1970s. Over the course of the Parliament this may well be ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Scrutinise [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/scrutinise>. Apr 2019 ».
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