• Scrutiny Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To scrutinize.
- (n.) An examination of catechumens, in the last week of Lent, who were to receive baptism on Easter Day.
- (n.) A ticket, or little paper billet, on which a vote is written.
- (n.) An examination by a committee of the votes given at an election, for the purpose of correcting the poll.
- (n.) Close examination; minute inspection; critical observation.