Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who examines, inspects, or tries; one who interrogates a witness or an accused person.
  • noun A person appointed to conduct an examination, as in a school or college; one appointed to examine candidates for degrees or for public employment: as, the examiners in natural science, metaphysics, classics, etc.; civil-service examiners.
  • noun In the English chancery, an officer of court who examines on oath the witnesses produced on either side, or the parties themselves.
  • noun In the United States Patent Office, an official, subordinate to the commissioner of patents, whose duty it is to examine and report upon applications for the issue and reissue of patents, and upon alleged cases of interference with rights secured by patent.
  • noun A custom house officer appointed to examine merchandise, baggage, etc., in order to detect and prevent smuggling and other frauds on the treasury: called an inspector in the United States customs service.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who examines, tries, or inspects; one who interrogates; an officer or person charged with the duty of making an examination

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who investigates someone or something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to examine + -er

Examples

  • Until the foreclosure problem is resolved, be prepared for extra delays and scrutiny from your lender, the title examiner and the title insurance company.

    Thorny foreclosure questions

  • Until the foreclosure problem is resolved, be prepared for extra delays and scrutiny from your lender, the title examiner and the title insurance company.

    Thorny foreclosure questions

  • Until the foreclosure problem is resolved, be prepared for extra delays and scrutiny from your lender, the title examiner and the title insurance company.

    Thorny foreclosure questions

  • Until the foreclosure problem is resolved, be prepared for extra delays and scrutiny from your lender, the title examiner and the title insurance company.

    Thorny foreclosure questions

  • The title examiner checks to make sure that the chain of title is unbroken, meaning that each seller's ownership is evidenced by a deed or other documents showing how that seller obtained the ownership.

    Title insurance is essential in protecting your investment

  • The concentration of poverty in Kiryas Joel, pronounced KIR-yas Jo-EL is not a deliberate strategy by the leaders of the Satmar sect, said Joel Oberlander, 30, a title examiner who lives in Williamsburg.

    NYT > Home Page

  • She worked as a title examiner for several years at the law firm of Terry, Dunning and Terry and was recently working for the Barnstable Housing Authority.

    The Barnstable Patriot

  • "We try to have new ones all the time," said Anthony M. Markella, a title examiner for 25 years who heads the committee that organizes the display.

    Boston.com Most Popular

  • It would be better if I had the actual materials to work from, of course, but the local medical examiner is passably competent, and the images are detailed.

    things fall apart. it's the nature of things.

  • The examiner is calling for RICO to be applied to ACORN.

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