|n.||1.||(Med.) The act of exploring, penetrating, or ranging over for purposes of discovery, especially of geographical discovery; examination; as, the exploration of unknown countries|
"An exploration of doctrine."
|Noun||1.||exploration - to travel for the purpose of discovery|
Synonyms: geographic expedition
|2.||exploration - a careful systematic search|
|3.||exploration - a systematic consideration; "he called for a careful exploration of the consequences"|