HyperDic: interrogatory

English > 2 senses of the word interrogatory:
ADJECTIVEallinterrogatory, interrogativerelating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation
NOUNcommunicationinterrogatory, interrogation, examinationformal systematic questioning
interrogatory > pronunciation
Soundsihntehraa'gahtao.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > interrogatory: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrelating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation.
Synonyminterrogative
Oppositedeclarative, declaratory, assertingrelating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
Spanishinterrogativo
Verbsinterrogatepose a series of questions to
English > interrogatory: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningformal systematic questioning.
Synonymsinterrogation, examination
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

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