Definitions For Probe


  • An investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity
  • An exploratory action or expedition
  • A flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities
  • An inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
  • A careful examination or investigation of something
  • A thin, long instrument that is used especially for examining parts of the body


  • Question or examine thoroughly and closely
  • Examine physically with or as if with a probe
  • To ask a lot of questions in order to find secret or hidden information about someone or something
  • To touch or reach into (something) by using your finger, a long tool, etc., in order to see or find something
  • To look into or examine (something) carefully

Is Probe a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Probe is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Probe in a Sentence

  • The FBI probe did not produce any new evidence.
  • A congressional probe into the accusations
  • His questions made it clear he was probing for information.
  • He didn't like the police probing into his past.
  • He didn't like the police probing him about his past.

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