Definitions for questioner

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ques•tion*ˈkwɛs tʃən(n.)

  1. a sentence in an interrogative form addressed to someone in order to get information in reply.

  2. a problem for discussion or under discussion; a matter for investigation.

  3. a matter of some uncertainty or difficulty; problem:

    It was mainly a question of time.

  4. a subject of dispute or controversy.

  5. a proposal to be debated or voted on, as in a meeting or a deliberative assembly.

    Category: Government

  6. the procedure of putting a proposal to vote.

    Category: Government

  7. Law. a controversy that is submitted to a judicial tribunal for decision. the interrogation by which information is secured.

    Category: Law

  8. the act of asking or inquiring; interrogation; query.

  9. inquiry into or discussion of some problem.

  10. (v.t.)to ask questions of; interrogate.

  11. to ask; inquire.

  12. to make a question of; doubt:

    They questioned our sincerity.

  13. to challenge; dispute.

  14. (v.i.)to ask a question.

Idioms for question:

  1. call in or into question, to dispute; challenge. to cast doubt upon; question.

    Category: Idiom

  2. in question, under consideration. in dispute.

    Category: Idiom

  3. out of the question,not to be considered; unthinkable; impossible.

    Category: Idiom

* Usage.: See beg.

Origin of question:

1250–1300; (n.) ME questio(u)n, questiun < MF question < L quaestiō=quaes-, s. of quaerere to ask

ques′tion•er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inquirer, enquirer, questioner, querier, asker(noun)

    someone who asks a question

Wiktionary

  1. questioner(Noun)

    A person who asks questions, or who conducts an official enquiry

Webster Dictionary

  1. Questioner(noun)

    one who asks questions; an inquirer

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