Synonyms of debrief
interrogateDictionary • The men have been debriefed by officials.
interrogate • I interrogated everyone who was even slightly involved.
question • A man is being questioned by police.
examine • I was called and examined as a witness.
probe • A doctor probed deep in his shoulder wound for shrapnel.
quiz • Sybil quizzed her about life as a working girl.
cross-examine • The accused's lawyers will get a chance to cross-examine him.
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cross-examineWhen a lawyer cross-examines someone during a trial or hearing, he or she questions them about the evidence that they have already given.
• The accused's lawyers will get a chance to cross-examine him.
• I was called and examined as a witness.
interrogateIf someone, especially a police officer, interrogates someone, they question them thoroughly for a long time in order to get some information from them.
• I interrogated everyone who was even slightly involved.
Thesaurus for debrief from the Collins English Thesaurus
(of a soldier, astronaut, diplomat, etc) to make or (of his or her superiors) to elicit a report after a mission or event