Definitions for enquireɛnˈkwaɪər
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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.
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