HyperDic: query

English > 2 senses of the word query:
VERBcommunicationquery, questionpose a question
NOUNcommunicationquery, question, inquiry, enquiry, interrogationan instance of questioning
query > pronunciation
Soundskwiy'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > query: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn instance of questioning.
Synonymsquestion, inquiry, enquiry, 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
Verbsquerypose a question
English > query: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningpose a question.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
Synonymquestion
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
Nounsqueriersomeone who asks a question
queryan instance of questioning

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