Ex*plore" transitive verb
to explore; ex
to cry out aloud,prob. orig., to cause to flow; perh. akin to E. flow
: cf. F. explorer
imperfect & past participle Explored;present participle & verbal noun Exploring
- To seek for or after; to strive to attain by search; to look wisely and carefully for. Obs.
Explores the lost, the wandering sheep directs.
- To search through or into; to penetrate or range over for discovery; to examine thoroughly; as, to explore new countries or seas; to explore the depths of science. "Hidden frauds [to] explore."