investigative definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with investigation: investigative methods.
    • described as or involved with investigation; focusing on uncovering and reporting concealed information: investigative journalism.
    • Of or related to investigation; curious; inquisitive; searching.
    • Given to investigation; inquisitive; interested; researching.
    • made to get a hold of information or determine realities
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to examination; given to investigation; inquisitive and deliberate in research.

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