A.examine closely, interrogate, esp. judicially, Παυσανίαν Th.1.95, cf. Antipho 2.1.9, Pl.Smp.201e; “ἀ. τινὰ πόθεν ζῇ” Diph.32.3; sound a person, LXX 1 Ki.20.12.
2. inquire into, “ἀ. τοὺς ἐργασαμένους” Antipho 2.3.2; τὴν [αἰτίαν] Phld.Po.994 Fr.21, cf. Lib. p.21 O.:—Med., ἀ. ποινὰ τίς ἔσται what remedy there shall be, Pi.P. 4.63.
II. examine magistrates so as to prove their qualification, D.57.66 and 70.
2. of the magistrates, examine persons concerned in a suit, so as to prepare the matter for trial, And.1.101, Is.5.32; ὁ ἄρχων ἀνέκρινε πᾶσιν ὑμῖν καὶ ἀνακρίνας ει<*>σήγαγεν εἰς τὸ δικαστήριον D.48.31, cf. Arist.Ath.56.6:—Pass., “ἀνεκρίθησαν αἱ ἀμφισβητήσεις” D.48.23:—Med., οὐκ ἀνεκρίνατο ταύτην [τὴν γραφήν] he did not have it examined, of the prosecutor, Id.21.103, cf. 53.17.
4. select, Ps.-Callisth.3.26.