from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To examine or observe with great care; inspect critically.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To examine something with great care.
- v. To audit accounts etc in order to verify them.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To examine closely; to inspect or observe with critical attention; to regard narrowly.
- intransitive v. To make scrutiny.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To subject to scrutiny; observe or investigate closely; examine or inquire into critically; regard narrowly.
- Synonyms Explore, etc. See search.
- To make scrutiny.
- Also spelled scrutinise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
- v. to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
From scrutiny + -ize. (Wiktionary)