look into

  • 1 look into — [v] check, research audit, check out, delve into, dig, examine, explore, follow up, go into, inquire, inspect, investigate, look over, make inquiry, probe, prospect, scrutinize, sift, study; concept 103 Ant. disregard, ignore …

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  • 2 look into — (something) to try to find out about something. A federal grand jury is looking into the charges of misconduct. Related vocabulary: inquire into something …

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  • 3 look into — ► look into investigate. Main Entry: ↑look …

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  • 4 look into — I verb check, delve, examine, explore, inquire, inspect, investigate, probe, research, review, scrutinize, search associated concepts: criminal investigation, grand jury investigation II index canvass, check (inspect) …

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  • 5 look into — verb 1. investigate scientifically (Freq. 6) Let s investigate the syntax of Chinese • Syn: ↑investigate • Derivationally related forms: ↑investigation (for: ↑investigate), ↑ …

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  • 6 look into — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms look into : present tense I/you/we/they look into he/she/it looks into present participle looking into past tense looked into past participle looked into look into something to try to discover the facts about… …

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  • 7 look into — {v.} To find out the facts about; examine; study; inspect. * /The mayor felt he should look into the decrease of income from parking meters./ * /Mr. Jones said he was looking into the possibility of buying a house./ Compare: GO INTO(4), SEE ABOUT …

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  • 8 look into — {v.} To find out the facts about; examine; study; inspect. * /The mayor felt he should look into the decrease of income from parking meters./ * /Mr. Jones said he was looking into the possibility of buying a house./ Compare: GO INTO(4), SEE ABOUT …

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  • 9 look\ into — v To find out the facts about; examine; study; inspect. The mayor felt he should look into the decrease of income from parking meters. Mr. Jones said he was looking into the possibility of buying a house. Compare: go into(4), see about •• to… …

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  • 10 look into — PHRASAL VERB If a person or organization is looking into a possible course of action, a problem, or a situation, they are finding out about it and examining the facts relating to it. [V P ing/n] He had once looked into buying his own island off… …

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  • 11 look into — they promised to look into our complaints Syn: investigate, inquire into, ask questions about, go into, probe, explore, follow up, research, study, examine; informal check out, give something a/the once over, scope out …

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  • 12 look into — verb to investigate, explore, or consider If you are buying a new car, you might want to look into getting a hybrid or other high efficiency vehicle …

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  • 13 look into — phr verb Look into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑allegation, ↑crystal ball, ↑distance, ↑feasibility, ↑future, ↑matter, ↑mirror, ↑problem, ↑subject …

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  • 14 look into — investigate, find the facts, get to the bottom of    The principal will look into the attendance problem and see what is causing it …

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  • 15 look into — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. investigate, study, probe; see examine 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information: delve, dig, explore, inquire, investigate, probe,… …

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  • 16 look into — Syn: investigate, enquire into, go into, probe, explore, follow up, research, study, examine; informal check out; N.Amer.; informal scope out …

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  • 17 look into — investigate. → look …

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  • 18 look into — investigate or check something They have been looking into the cause of the accident for many months …

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  • 19 look into — phrasal explore 1a …

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  • 20 look into — v. check it out, inspect …

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