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Query

Query Meaning & Definition
Query Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Query?

[n] an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
[v] pose a question

Synonyms | Synonyms for Query: enquiry | inquiry | interrogation | question | question

Related Terms | Find terms related to Query:

See Also | ask | check out | debrief | enquire | examine | feel out | inquire | inquiring | interpellate | pump | questioning | sound out | wonder

Query In Webster's Dictionary

\Que"ry\, n.; pl. {Queries}. [L. quaere, imperative sing. of quaerere, quaesitum to seek or search for, to ask, inquire. Cf. {Acquire}, {Conquer}, {Exquisite}, {Quest}, {Require}.] 1. A question; an inquiry to be answered or solved. I shall conclude with proposing only some queries, in order to a . . . search to be made by others. --Sir I. Newton. 2. A question in the mind; a doubt; as, I have a query about his sincerity. 3. An interrogation point [?] as the sign of a question or a doubt.
\Que"ry\, v. i. 1. To ask questions; to make inquiry. Each prompt to query, answer, and debate. --Pope. 2. To have a doubt; as, I query if he is right.
\Que"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Queried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Querying}.] 1. To put questions about; to elicit by questioning; to inquire into; as, to query the items or the amount; to query the motive or the fact. 2. To address questions to; to examine by questions. 3. To doubt of; to regard with incredulity. 4. To write `` query'' (qu., qy., or ?) against, as a doubtful spelling, or sense, in a proof. See {Qu[ae]re}.

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