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From Boercade

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inspect = in + spect

in-: in, into

spect: derived from Latin "specere", meaning "look"

So inspect means: 

Look into something.

If someone wants to look into something, the first step is to open it. This action is always from an official whose job is to examine that something meets rules. So inspect means "examine".

Evolution of usage

She is looking into the bags.

=>

She is inspecting the bags.

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