To Get To The Bottom Of
To Identify Something
transitive verb, ichidan verb
極める is "to carry to extremes." If you take the action of seeing something to the extremes, you're going to get to the bottom of whatever it is. You'll be able to identify something, like the truth.
見極める primarily involves the careful examination and discernment of the underlying aspects or truth of a matter. It emphasizes the thoroughness and effort required to make well-informed decisions or judgments, particularly when the situation is complex or difficult to understand.
The readings come from the words 見る and 極める put together. Get to the bottom of this word and learn it.
It is difficult to identify the best time to buy stocks.
Koichi can identify whether a dictionary has a good or bad index just by looking at its cover.
I want to see the truth with my own eyes.