HyperDic: question

English > 11 senses of the word question:
NOUNcommunicationquestion, inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogationan instance of questioning
communicationquestion, headthe subject matter at issue
communicationquestion, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentencea sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
attributequestion, doubt, dubiousness, doubtfulnessuncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
communicationquestion, motiona formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote
communicationquestionan informal reference to a marriage proposal
VERBcommunicationquestion, oppugn, call into questionchallenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
communicationquestion, interrogatepose a series of questions to
communicationquestion, querypose a question
communicationquestion, interviewconduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
communicationquestion, wonderplace in doubt or express doubtful speculation
question > pronunciation
Soundskweh'schahn; kweh'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > question: 11 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn instance of questioning.
Example"there was a question about my training"
Synonymsinquiry, enquiry, query, interrogation
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
Verbsquestionpose a question
questionpose a series of questions to
questionconduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
English > question: 11 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe subject matter at issue.
Example"the question of disease merits serious discussion"
Synonymhead
NarrowerproblemA question raised for consideration or solution
question of fact, matter of factA disputed factual contention that is generally left for a jury to decide
question of law, matter of lawA disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide
Broadersubject, topic, themeThe subject matter of a conversation or discussion
Spanishaspecto, asunto, cuestión, encabezado, materia, tema, titular, tópico
Catalanaspecte, qüestió
English > question: 11 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply.
Example"he asked a direct question"
Synonymsinterrogation, 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
Verbsquestionpose a question
questionpose a series of questions to
English > question: 11 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaninguncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something.
Example "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"
Synonymsdoubt, dubiousness, doubtfulness
Broaderuncertainty, uncertainness, precariousnessunsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
Spanishcuestión, duda
Catalandubte
Verbsquestionchallenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
questionplace in doubt or express doubtful speculation
English > question: 11 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote.
Example "she called for the question"
Synonymmotion
BroaderproposalSomething proposed (such as a plan or assumption / assumption)
Spanishmoción
English > question: 11 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningAn informal reference to a marriage proposal.
Example"he was ready to pop the question"
Broadermarriage proposal, proposal of marriage, marriage offer, proposalAn offer of marriage
Spanishpregunta
Catalanpregunta
English > question: 11 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningchallenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"We must question your judgment in this matter"
Synonymsoppugn, call into question
Entailed bychallenge, dispute, gainsaytake exception to
Broaderchallengeissue a challenge to
Spanishcuestionar, interrogar, recusar
Catalanqüestionar
Nounsquestionuncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
English > question: 11 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningpose a series of questions to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "The suspect was questioned by the police"
  • "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"
Synonyminterrogate
Broaderask, inquire, enquireaddress a question to and expect an answer from
Spanishcuestionar, interrogar
Catalaninterrogar
Nounsquestionan instance of questioning
questiona sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
questioninga request for information
English > question: 11 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningpose a question.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
Synonymquery
Narrowercheck out, sound out, feel outtry to learn someone's opinions and intentions
debriefput someone through a debriefing and make him report
examineQuestion closely
interpellateQuestion formally about policy or government business
pumpQuestion persistently
wonder, inquire, enquireHave a wish or desire to know something
Broaderask, inquire, enquireaddress a question to and expect an answer from
Spanishinterrogar, preguntar
Nounsquestionan instance of questioning
questiona sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
questionersomeone who asks a question
questioninga request for information
English > question: 11 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningConduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot question Sue
Synonyminterview
Broaderconverse, discoursecarry on a conversation
Spanishentrevistar
Catalanentrevistar
Nounsquestionan instance of questioning
English > question: 11 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningplace in doubt or express doubtful speculation.
PatternSomebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
ModelThey question whether there was a traffic accident
Synonymwonder
NarrowerscrupleHave doubts about
Broaderchew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculateReflect deeply on a subject / subject
Spanishpreguntarse, preguntar
Catalanpreguntar-se, preguntar
Nounsquestionuncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something

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