Definitions for inquireɪnˈkwaɪər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. ask, inquire, enquire(verb)

    inquire about

    "I asked about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times"

  2. wonder, inquire, enquire(verb)

    have a wish or desire to know something

    "He wondered who had built this beautiful church"

  3. 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"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. inquire(Verb)

    To ask (about something).

  2. inquire(Verb)

    To make an inquiry or an investigation.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Inquire(verb)

    to ask a question; to seek for truth or information by putting queries

  2. Inquire(verb)

    to seek to learn anything by recourse to the proper means of knoledge; to make examination

  3. Inquire(verb)

    to ask about; to seek to know by asking; to make examination or inquiry respecting

  4. Inquire(verb)

    to call or name

  5. Origin: [OE. enqueren, inqueren, OF. enquerre, F. enqurir, L. inquirere, inquisitum; pref. in- in + quarere to seek. See Quest a seeking, and cf. Inquiry.]


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