1. To observe or inspect carefully or critically.
    He examined the crime scene for clues.
    She examined the hair sample under a microscope.
  2. To check the health or condition of something or someone.
    The doctor examined the patient.
  3. To determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination.
  4. To interrogate.
    The witness was examined under oath.

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