1) To inspect or scrutinize carefully.
2) To inquire into or investigate.
3) To test the knowledge, reactions, or qualifications of (a pupil, candidate, etc.),
as by questions or assigning tasks (Dictionary.com).
M.E., from M.Fr. examiner "interrogate, question," from L. examinare "to test
or try; consider," literally "to weigh," from examen "a means of weighing or testing,"
probably ultimately from exigere "weigh accurately,"
Barrasidan, from bar-
"up; upon; on; in; into; at; forth; with; near; before;
according to," → on-, + rasidan
"to attain; to arrive," → access.