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verb probe pronunciation in American English /proʊb/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyprobe
he/she/itprobes
present participleprobing
past tenseprobed
past participleprobed
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to try to find out the truth about something, especially by asking a lot of questions
    Investigators are probing the causes of the plane crash.
    probe into: You have no right to start probing into my personal life.
    probe deep/deeply: If you probe deeper, significant differences emerge.

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