Definitions for quaereˈkwɪər i
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v. imperative.)ask; inquire (used to introduce or suggest a question).
(n.)a query or question.
Origin of quaere:
1525–35; < L, 2nd person sing. impv. of quaerere to seek, ask
A question or query.
To ask or query; used imperatively to introduce a question or signify doubt.
Origin: From quaere, second-person singular present active imperative of quaero.
inquire; question; see; -- used to signify doubt or to suggest investigation