Definitions for interrogativeˌɪn təˈrɒg ə tɪv
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question, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence(noun)
a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
"he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"
interrogative mood, interrogative(adj)
some linguists consider interrogative sentences to constitute a mood
relating to verbs in the so-called interrogative mood
"not all questions have an interrogative construction"
relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation
A word (pronoun, pronominal adjective, or adverb) implying interrogation, or used for asking a question: why, who, when, etc.
A question; an interrogation.
Asking or denoting a question; pertaining to inquiry; questioning: as, an interrogative phrase, pronoun, or point; an interrogative look or tone of voice.
Origin: From Late Latin interrogativus.
denoting a question; expressed in the form of a question; as, an interrogative sentence; an interrogative pronoun
a word used in asking questions; as, who? which? why?
Origin: [L. interrogativus: cf. F. interrogatif.]
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