What is another word for investigator?

Pronunciation: [ɪnvˈɛstɪɡˌe͡ɪtə] (IPA)

One synonym for investigator is detective, which suggests someone who is skilled in solving crimes and mysteries. Another synonym is sleuth, which is somebody who is particularly adept at tracking down information and uncovering secrets. In a more formal context, the term inspector might be used, which implies a higher level of authority and responsibility. A researcher is another synonym for investigator, which is someone who focuses on finding and analyzing information in a systematic way. Finally, the term examiner could be used to describe an investigator who is specifically tasked with reviewing and scrutinizing evidence in order to make judgments or arrive at conclusions.

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Usage examples for Investigator

He was an original investigator.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
"You may have heard of me as an amateur investigator of crime," he went on easily.
"The Gray Phantom's Return"
Herman Landon
I had never heard of Doctor Bimble, but the reporter told me he was the cleverest investigator of criminal cases in town.
"The Gray Phantom's Return"
Herman Landon

Famous quotes with Investigator

  • The investigator should have a robust faith - and yet not believe.
    Claude Bernard
  • An investigator starts research in a new field with faith, a foggy idea, and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed, he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted.
    Donald Cram
  • I was employed as an investigator and my particular team, we were investigating the role of the business community in the genocide and we identified a bunch of leaders of the business community and I investigated two people.
    Tony Greig
  • And indeed, last week, the FBI executed a search warrant on my residence. This happened one day after my attorneys had left a message on the lead FBI investigator's voice mail confirming my continued readiness to answer questions and otherwise cooperate.
    Steven Hatfill
  • I've been saying in the press that being a NY Post investigator reporter is an oxymoron.
    Joe Pantoliano

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