Definitions for enquireɛnˈkwaɪər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
en•quireɛnˈkwaɪər(v.i.; v.t.)-quired, -quir•ing.
ask, inquire, enquire(verb)
"I asked about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times"
investigate, inquire, enquire(verb)
conduct an inquiry or investigation of
"The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities"; "inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady"
wonder, inquire, enquire(verb)
have a wish or desire to know something
"He wondered who had built this beautiful church"
To ask (about something).
To make an enquiry.
Origin: enquerre, from en- + querre.
ENQUIRE was a software project written in 1980 by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN, which was the predecessor to the World Wide Web. It was a simple hypertext program that had some of the same ideas as the Web and the Semantic Web but was different in several important ways. According to Berners-Lee, the name was inspired by a book entitled Enquire Within Upon Everything.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'enquire' in Verbs Frequency: #862
Translations for enquire
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
He inquired the way to the art gallery; She inquired what time the bus left.
- يَسْأل عنArabic
- perguntarPortuguese (BR)
- zeptat seCzech
- uurima, küsimaEstonian
- पूछ-ताछ करनाHindi
- (meg)kérdez, (meg)érdeklődik)Hungarian
- spyrja umIcelandic
- domandare, chiedereItalian
- spørre om, forespørreNorwegian
- پوښتنه كول ، څيړنه كول، تحقيقات كول ، پلټلPashto
- opýtať saSlovak
- fråga om (efter)Swedish
- 問, 詢問Chinese (Trad.)
- دریافت کرناUrdu
- hỏi thămVietnamese
- 问，询问Chinese (Simp.)
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