HyperDic: interrogation

English > 4 senses of the word interrogation:
NOUNcommunicationinterrogation, question, interrogative, interrogative sentencea sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
communicationinterrogationa transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder
communicationinterrogation, examination, interrogatoryformal systematic questioning
communicationinterrogation, question, inquiry, enquiry, queryan instance of questioning
interrogation > pronunciation
Soundsihnteh.rahgey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > interrogation: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply.
Example "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"
Synonymsquestion, interrogative, interrogative sentence
Narrowercross-questionA question asked in cross-examination
leading questionA question phrased in such a way as to suggest the desired answer
yes-no questionA question that can be answered by yes or no
BroadersentenceA string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
Spanishcuestión, interrogación, interrogante, oración interrogativa, pregunta
Catalaninterrogació, oració interrogativa, pregunta, qüestió
Verbsinterrogatepose a series of questions to
English > interrogation: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder.
Broadertransmissioncommunication by means of transmitted signals
Spanishinterrogación
Verbsinterrogatetransmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
English > interrogation: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningformal systematic questioning.
Synonymsexamination, interrogatory
NarrowercatechismA series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views
cross-examination(law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination
debriefingReport of a mission or task
deposition(law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness
direct examination(law) the initial questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness
inquisitionA severe interrogation (often violating the rights or privacy of individuals)
interviewThe questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited)
redirect examination, reexamination(law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
third degreeinterrogation often accompanied by torture to extort information or a confession
Broaderquestioning, inquiringA request for information
Spanishinterrogatorio
Catalaninterrogatori
Verbsinterrogatepose a series of questions to
English > interrogation: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningAn instance of questioning.
Synonymsquestion, inquiry, enquiry, query
Broaderquestioning, inquiringA request for information
OppositeanswerThe speech act of replying to a question
Spanishaveriguación, consulta, cuestión, demanda, functor, indagación, interrogación, investigación, pregunta
Catalanconsulta, demanda, pregunta, qüestió
Verbsinterrogatepose a series of questions to

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