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1. enquiry, inquiry, interrogation, query, question

an instance of questioning

Example Sentences:
'there was a question about my training'
'we made inquiries of all those who were present'


2. query, question

pose a question

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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noun plural -ries
a question, esp one expressing doubt, uncertainty, or an objection
2.  a less common name for question mark
verb -ries, -rying or -ried (transitive)
to express uncertainty, doubt, or an objection concerning (something)
to express as a query
"What's up now?" she queried
5. US
to put a question to (a person); ask

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nounWord forms: plural ˈqueries
a question; inquiry
a doubt
a question mark (?) placed after a question or used to question the accuracy of written or printed matter
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈqueried or ˈquerying
to call in question; ask about
to question (a person)
to mark with a query (sense 3)
verb intransitive
to ask questions or express doubt

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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n. pl. que·ries
1. A question; an inquiry.
2. A doubt in the mind; a mental reservation.
3. A notation, usually a question mark, calling attention to an item in order to question its validity or accuracy.
tr.v. que·ried, que·ry·ing, que·ries
1. To express doubt or uncertainty about; question: query someone's motives.
2. To put a question to (a person). See Synonyms at ask.
3. To mark (an item) with a notation in order to question its validity or accuracy.

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