- A careful study or detailed scrutiny targeted towards critical understanding or decisions
- The act by a buyer of closely examining goods before making payment or accepting them, as outlined within section 2-513 of the Uniform Commercial Code
- The act of evaluating commercial products to ascertain if they are eligible for transportation or sale
- A process of investigating an individual applying for insurance coverage
- A scrutinization of a community, premises, a facility, or vehicle conducted by someone with the requisite authority for ensuring regulations are observed or for identifying potential dangers such as fire
- The process of reviewing documents, items, or property to gain knowledge or to prepare for a trial
- The home buyer arranged for an inspection before purchasing the property to ensure its value.
- As part of the process, the insurance company carried out an inspection of the applicant's medical history.
- The bureaucrat made an unexpected inspection of the factory to verify regulatory compliance.