1. I〔手足などで捜す〕feel (about); fumble
    • 小銭がないかとポケットを探った
    • I 「felt about [fumbled/fished] in my pocket for some small change.
  1. II
  1. 1〔調べる〕investigate
    • 事件の原因を探る
    • investigate the cause of [find out what caused] the incident
    • 彼の経歴を探ってみよう
    • I'll probe into his past.
    • 敵情を探る必要がある
    • We need to spy on the enemy's movements.
    • 彼の意中を探ってみたかい
    • Have you sounded him out?
  1. 2〔風景などをたずねる〕
    • 武蔵野の秋を探る
    • enjoy the autumnal beauty of the Musashino Plain