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Definitions for interrogate
ɪnˈtɛr əˌgeɪtin·ter·ro·gate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interrogate(verb)

    transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication

  2. interrogate, question(verb)

    pose a series of questions to

    "The suspect was questioned by the police"; "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"


  1. interrogate(Verb)

    To question or quiz, especially in a thorough or aggressive manner.

    The police interrogated the suspect at some length before they let him go.

  2. Origin: From interrogatus, past participle of interrogare, from inter + rogare; see rogation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interrogate(verb)

    to question formally; to question; to examine by asking questions; as, to interrogate a witness

  2. Interrogate(verb)

    to ask questions

  3. Interrogate(noun)

    an interrogation; a question

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interrogate

    in-tėr′o-gāt, v.t. to question: to examine by asking questions.—v.i. to ask questions: to inquire.—n. Interrogā′tion, act of interrogating: a question put: the mark placed after a question (?).—adj. Interrog′ative, denoting a question: expressed as a question.—n. a word used in asking a question.—adv. Interrog′atively.—ns. Interr′ogator; Interrog′atory, a question or inquiry.—adj. expressing a question. [L. interrogāre, -ātuminter, between, rogāre, to ask.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interrogate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interrogate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of interrogate in a Sentence

  1. Abdirisak Omar Mohamed:

    (National intelligence) are going to interrogate the management of the hotel.

  2. Masudur Rahman:

    Both of them were arrested on Wednesday night from two separate places, today they will be produced in the court and police will seek a 10-day remand to interrogate them.

  3. Mikhail Khodorkovsky:

    I want the people who were involved in this tragedy to be interrogated and charged, we believe that the Russian authorities should do this. They have every opportunity to interrogate people in Russia and also people in the CAR.

  4. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    They say we should let them interview our nuclear scientists. This means interrogation, i will not let foreigners talk to our scientists and to interrogate our dear children ... who brought us this extensive (nuclear) knowledge.

  5. Henry Rotich:

    We are looking at between $500-$600 million or thereabouts, this report is not yet out and as soon as we get it and we interrogate it and we feel comfortable with it, then we will know the actual numbers that the experts recommend.

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