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Pronunciation:  `inv'estug`eytur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a police officer who investigates crimes
  2. [n]  someone who investigates
  3. [n]  a scientist who devotes himself to doing research

INVESTIGATOR is a 12 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: detective, police detective, research worker, researcher, tec
 See Also: adjuster, adjustor, boffin, claim agent, claims adjuster, claims adjustor, coroner, dick, examiner, experimenter, expert, fieldworker, gumshoe, hawkshaw, inspector, man of science, medical examiner, officer, ombudsman, plainclothesman, police officer, policeman, Samuel Wiesenthal, scientist, tracer, Wiesenthal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*ves"ti*ga`tor\, n. [L.: cf. F. investigateur.]
One who searches diligently into a subject.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: An investigator is the experienced clinical researcher who prepares a protocol or treatment plan and implements it with patients.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: Bow Street runner, detective, dick, examinant, examiner, eye, FBI, FBI agent, fed, Federal, G-man, gumshoe, hawkshaw, hotel detective, house detective, house dick, inquiry agent, inspector, narc, observer, operative, plainclothesman, police detective, private detective, private investigator, revenuer, scrutineer, Secret Service, Sherlock, Sherlock Holmes, sleuth, store detective, tec, tester, T-man, treasury agent, visitator, visitor