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[さぐ()·]
saguru
godan verb, transitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 探る

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to search; to look for; to sound out

Definition and Synonyms for 探る

Spy a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
Synonyms: スパイ, 回し者, 密偵, 工作員, 探り, 探る, , 諜報員, 間者, 間諜, 隠密
Investigate conduct an inquiry or investigation of
Synonyms: 吟味, 探る, 調べる, 調査
Investigate investigate scientifically
Synonyms: 吟味, 探る
Reconnoitring exploring in order to gain information
Synonyms: 偵察, 探り, 探る
Grope feel about uncertainly or blindly
Synonyms: 手探り, 探る, 探り回る, 暗中模索, 模索
Seek try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
Synonyms: 尋ねる, 捜し回る, 捜し求める, 捜索, 探す, 探る
Search subject to a search
Synonyms: 捜査, 捜索, 探る, 詮索
Stylet small needlelike appendage
Synonyms: 探り, 探る
Spying the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
Synonyms: 偵察, 偵知, 内偵, 密偵, 探り, 探る, 物見, スパイ行為, 諜報
Look search or seek
Synonyms: みる, サーチ, 捜し回る, 捜査, 捜索, 探す, 探る, 探検, 探究, 探索, 検索, 詮索, 調べる
Inspect look over carefully
Synonyms: テスト, 取り調べる, 審査, 探る, 査察, 査閲, 検する, 検分, 検査, 検見, 検見, 検視, 検閲, 点検, 見極める, 調べる, 調査, 閲する
Feel find by testing or cautious exploration
Synonyms: 探る
Investigation an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
Synonyms: リサーチ, 勘査, 勘検, 取り調べ, 取り調べる, 吟味, 審査, 捜査, 捜索, 探り, 探る, 探索, 査問, 査定, 査察, 検分, 検察, 検討, 究明, 考査, 考証, 詮索, 調, 調べ, 調べる, 調査, 踏査, 追及, 追求, 追究
Stylet especially the feeding organ of a tardigrade
Synonyms: 探り, 探る

Meanings for each kanji in 探る

grope; search; look for Kanji Details »

Categories 探る is a member of

Analyse consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
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Examine question or examine thoroughly and closely
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Intelligence the operation of gathering information about an enemy
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Reconnaissance the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)
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Seek try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
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Style a slender bristlelike or tubular process
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Examine observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
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Find come upon after searching
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Research a search for knowledge
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Secret Agent a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 探る

Conjugations for 探る

masu stem Form
[さぐ()·]
saguri
Negative stem Form
[さぐ()·]
sagura
te-form
[さぐ()··]
sagutte
Negative te-form Form
[さぐ()····]
saguranakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()·]
saguru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()···]
saguranai
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()··]
sagutta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·····]
saguranakatta
Presumptive Form
[さぐ()··]
sagurou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()···]
sagurimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()····]
sagurimasen
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()····]
sagurimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·······]
sagurimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[さぐ()·····]
sagurimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()···]
saguritai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·····]
saguritakunai
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()·····]
saguritakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·······]
saguritakunakatta
te-form
[さぐ()····]
saguritakute
Negative te-form Form
[さぐ()······]
saguritakunakute
Adverbial Form
[さぐ()···]
saguritaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()·]
sagure
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()····]
sagurinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()··]
sagureba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·····]
saguranakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()···]
saguttara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()···]
saguttari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()··]
sagureru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()···]
sagurenai
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()··]
sagureta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·····]
sagurenakatta
te-form
[さぐ()··]
sagurete
Negative te-form Form
[さぐ()····]
sagurenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()···]
saguremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()····]
saguremasen
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()····]
saguremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·······]
saguremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()···]
sagurareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()····]
sagurarenai
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()···]
sagurareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()······]
sagurarenakatta
te-form
[さぐ()···]
sagurarete
Negative te-form Form
[さぐ()·····]
sagurarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()····]
saguraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·····]
saguraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()·····]
saguraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()········]
saguraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()···]
saguraseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()····]
sagurasenai
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()···]
saguraseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()······]
sagurasenakatta
te-form
[さぐ()···]
sagurasete
Negative te-form Form
[さぐ()·····]
sagurasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()····]
sagurasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·····]
sagurasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()·····]
sagurasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()········]
sagurasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()····]
sagurasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·····]
sagurasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()····]
sagurasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·······]
sagurasarenakatta
te-form
[さぐ()····]
sagurasarete
Negative te-form Form
[さぐ()······]
sagurasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さぐ()·····]
sagurasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()······]
sagurasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[さぐ()······]
sagurasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さぐ()·········]
sagurasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 探る

Our top priority is to settle this dispute once and for all, so we are ready to meet them halfway.

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