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  • Question — Ques tion, n. [F., fr. L. quaestio, fr. quaerere, quaesitum, to seek for, ask, inquire. See {Quest}, n.] 1. The act of asking; interrogation; inquiry; as, to examine by question and answer. [1913 Webster] 2. Discussion; debate; hence, objection;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • question — 1. noun 1) please answer my question Syn: inquiry, query; interrogation Ant: answer, response 2) there is no question that he is ill Syn: doubt, dispute, argument …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • question — 1. noun 1) please answer my question Syn: enquiry, query, interrogation 2) there is no question that he is ill Syn: doubt, dispute, argument, debate, uncertainty, reservation 3) …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • examine — v 1. scrutinize, analyze, take apart, audit; investigate, look into, inquire into, canvass, check into; research, explore, probe, search, go over with a fine tooth comb; sift, go through, go over, review, take stock of; study, pore over, think on …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • examine — ex·am·ine vt ex·am·ined, ex·am·in·ing 1: to investigate or inspect closely examine the title compare audit 2: to question closely esp. in a court proceeding compare depose …   Law dictionary

  • question under oath — I verb ask, conduct questioning, cross examine, examine, examine judicially, examine on direct, examine while on trial, grill, inquire, interrogate, investigate, probe, put to the question, question, request, rest, subject to intense cross… …   Law dictionary

  • Examine — Ex*am ine, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Examined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Examining}.] [L. examinare, examinatum, fr. examen, examinis: cf. F. examiner. See {Examen}.] 1. To test by any appropriate method; to inspect carefully with a view to discover the real… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • question — ques·tion n 1: a particular query directed to a witness compare interrogatory hy·po·thet·i·cal question /ˌhī pə the ti kəl/: a question directed to an expert witness (as a physician) that is based on the existence of facts offered in evidence and …   Law dictionary

  • question — [n1] asking for answer catechism, examination, inquest, inquiring, inquiry, inquisition, interrogation, interrogatory, investigation, poll, Q and A*, query, questioning, third degree*, wringer*; concepts 48,53 Ant. answer, reply question [n2]… …   New thesaurus

  • question — [ kɛstjɔ̃ ] n. f. • mil. XIIe; lat. quæstio 1 ♦ Demande qu on adresse à qqn en vue d apprendre qqch. de lui. ⇒ interrogation. Poser une question à qqn. ⇒ interroger, questionner . Énoncer, formuler une question. Répondre à une question. « ta… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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