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Look at the evidence and to be willing to question your own truths, and to be willing to scrutinize things that you hold dearly because that way, that transparency, that self-awareness, will protect you from ever becoming somebody that whose beliefs somehow make them have myopic vision about what could be.
Jason Silva

Meaning of "scrutinize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SCRUTINIZE

scrutinize  [ˈskruːtɪˌnaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCRUTINIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scrutinize 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 scrutinize in English.

WHAT DOES SCRUTINIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of scrutinize in the English dictionary

The definition of scrutinize in the dictionary is to examine carefully or in minute detail.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SCRUTINIZE

PRESENT

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

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you scrutinize
we let´s scrutinize
you scrutinize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to scrutinize
Past participle
scrutinized
Present Participle
scrutinizing
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 SCRUTINIZE


alkalinize
ˈælkəlɪˌnaɪz
cretinise
ˈkrɛtɪˌnaɪz
cutinise
ˈkjuːtɪˌnaɪz
cutinize
ˈkjuːtɪˌnaɪz
feminize
ˈfɛmɪˌnaɪz
gelatinise
dʒɪˈlætɪˌnaɪz
gelatinize
dʒɪˈlætɪˌnaɪz
homogenize
hɒˈmɒdʒɪˌnaɪz
keratinise
kɪˈrætɪˌnaɪz
keratinize
kɪˈrætɪˌnaɪz
Latinise
ˈlætɪˌnaɪz
Latinize
ˈlætɪˌnaɪz
nitrogenize
naɪˈtrɒdʒɪˌnaɪz
patinize
ˈpætɪˌnaɪz
platinise
ˈplætɪˌnaɪz
platinize
ˈplætɪˌnaɪz
routinize
ˈruːtɪˌnaɪz
serpentinise
ˈsɜːpəntɪˌnaɪz
serpentinize
ˈsɜːpəntɪˌnaɪz
trichinize
ˈtrɪkɪˌnaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCRUTINIZE

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCRUTINIZE

albuminize
aluminize
attitudinize
bituminize
chlorinize
cocainize
deaminize
defeminize
defibrinize
desalinize
divinize
effeminize
kaolinize
luteinize
masculinize
organize
pidginize
platitudinize
porcelainize
resinize
vitaminize

Synonyms and antonyms of scrutinize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SCRUTINIZE»

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

Translation of «scrutinize» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCRUTINIZE

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

Translator English - Chinese

仔细察看
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escudriñar
570 millions of speakers

English

scrutinize
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

examinar minuciosamente
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

untersuchen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

細かに調べる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

면밀히 관찰하다
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

scrutare
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 scrutinize

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUTINIZE»

The term «scrutinize» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.865 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUTINIZE» OVER TIME

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

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6 QUOTES WITH «SCRUTINIZE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word scrutinize.
1
Roy Barnes
No one in government should ever think that the citizens they work for can't or won't scrutinize their actions.
2
Vincent Frank
We have to scrutinize the entire abatement process to ensure the companies that are under consideration for an abatement truly need one, and I don't believe that is being done now.
3
Stephen Jay Gould
The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question.
4
Robert Lanza
Perhaps, if science is clever enough to see, it will realize that religion may not be too far off with its concrete imagery; and that relative to the supreme creator, we humans are much like the microorganisms we scrutinize under the microscope.
5
Jason Silva
Look at the evidence and to be willing to question your own truths, and to be willing to scrutinize things that you hold dearly because that way, that transparency, that self-awareness, will protect you from ever becoming somebody that whose beliefs somehow make them have myopic vision about what could be.
6
Jack Valenti
The only group in America that deserves to scrutinize what we are doing... are parents.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCRUTINIZE»

Discover the use of scrutinize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scrutinize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Scrutinize Thy Neighbor: Ingroup Polarization in Response to ...
Although people usually prefer others who are similar on salient interpersonal dimensions, this dissertation examines the conditions that lead people to strongly dislike their fellow group members.
Adam L. Alter, 2009
2
Discourse Analysis and Evaluation: Functional Approaches
The decision to scrutinize the arguments is based on two factors: (1l the need to be confident of one's attitude, and (2l the effort needed to scrutinize the arguments. The need to feel confident about one's attitude sets a threshold for the amount ...
Henk Pander Maat, Leo Lentz, 1997
3
Construction Project Management
Scrutinize the contract documents to ensure that all amendments are incorporated into the drawings, specifications and bill of quantities held at site. 2. Scrutinize the contractor's plan of work, the mobilization plan, the construction procedures ...
K. K. Chitkara, 1998
4
Public Communication Campaigns
Small details in the animation, such as Victor's eye enlarging and popping forward like a magnifying glass, emphasized the concept of scrutinize. Showing the HIV ninja moving across and eventually infecting an entire sexual network ...
Ronald E. Rice, Charles K. Atkin, 2012
5
The Handbook of Global Health Communication
On the heels of the Tsha Tsha success, a subsequent initiative, Scrutinize, was developed in 2009 to increase awareness of risk behaviors among young people (18–32 years of age) related to HIV infection including: the risk of having two or ...
Rafael Obregon, Silvio Waisbord, 2012
6
Selected Philosophical Writings
[Article 3] The third question [Are our minds able to scrutinize the divine form itself ?] we approach as follows: It doesn't seem we can scrutinize the divine form itself, at least in this life: For ... [2] the divine form is the very substance of God.
Saint Thomas (Aquinas), Timothy McDermott, 1998
7
Parliaments and Coalitions: The Role of Legislative ...
The model assumed that coalition partners have access to institutional mechanisms that allow them (at some cost) to scrutinize and change ministerial proposals. The expectation we derived is that—in the face of policy-signaling incentives for ...
Lanny W. Martin, Georg Vanberg, 2011
8
Practice of Project Management
The nominee project manager must scrutinize this documentation for completeness and validity. The sponsor is the custodian of this documentation and will probably lead the nominee through it. This allows the nominee to obtain a first-hand ...
Enzo Frigenti, Dennis Comninos, 2005
9
Persuasive Communication
Accordingly, receivers who perceive a high degree of outcome-relevant involvement (see Chapter 8, this volume) should be motivated to carefully scrutinize message content in hopes of making the correct decision about the message ...
James Brian Stiff, Paul A. Mongeau, 2003
10
American Clydesdale Stud Book
It appears that this (financial statement) is issued for the information of the members of the Association, and you have just said that it is quite proper that every man should scrutinize it and consider what is best concerning it. It was in the ...
‎1892

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCRUTINIZE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scrutinize is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Congress to scrutinize Iran deal this week
WASHINGTON — A trio of top administration officials are making the rounds on Capitol Hill this week to assuage bipartisan concerns and shore up support for ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
2
Feds to scrutinize online lending
The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day. «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
3
States line up to scrutinize Aetna's $33 billion Humana deal
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON U.S. insurance regulators and state attorneys general are lining up to scrutinize Aetna Inc's proposed $33 billion takeover of rival ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
4
Differences Persist as Creditors Scrutinize Greek Bailout Offer
Greece's lenders scrutinized a proposal seen as a potential breakthrough on a last-minute bailout deal on Tuesday, but the concerns of some creditors suggest ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
5
LDP to scrutinize Allied Occupation, postwar tribunal over 'faulty …
“There are calls within our party for scrutinizing developments during the Occupation period, including the process of drawing up the current Constitution,” ... «The Japan Times, Jun 15»
6
OIG to more closely scrutinize doctors' compensation
An attorney with HHS' Office of Inspector General said Thursday that the OIG is hiring additional lawyers to look into taking more administrative actions against ... «ModernHealthcare.com, Jun 15»
7
Feds scrutinize Scarsdale 'pill mill' doc's assets
Investigators are scrutinizing the assets of an elderly couple charged with running a $77 million Oxycodone mill, including the Scarsdale home where they ... «The Journal News | LoHud.com, Jun 15»
8
Delaware lawmakers scrutinize economic development office
Delaware lawmakers scrutinize economic development office. By Associated Press 12:27pm, June 5, 2015. State lawmakers have introduced a bill aimed at ... «WDEL 1150AM, Jun 15»
9
California senators scrutinize response by operator of broken oil …
California senators scrutinize response by operator of broken oil pipeline. Published May 29, 2015. FoxNews.com. Facebook0 Twitter0 livefyre12 Email Print. «Fox News, May 15»
10
House Republicans ask IRS to scrutinize Clinton Foundation
Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives asked the Internal Revenue Service to review whether Hillary Clinton's family's main charity has ... «Reuters, May 15»

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