What does interrogative mean?

Definitions for interrogativeˌɪn təˈrɒg ə tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. interrogative mood, interrogative(adj)

    some linguists consider interrogative sentences to constitute a mood

  3. interrogative(adj)

    relating to verbs in the so-called interrogative mood

    "not all questions have an interrogative construction"

  4. interrogative, interrogatory(adj)

    relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation


  1. interrogative(Noun)

    A word (pronoun, pronominal adjective, or adverb) implying interrogation, or used for asking a question: why, who, when, etc.

  2. interrogative(Noun)

    A question; an interrogation.

  3. interrogative(Adjective)

    Asking or denoting a question; pertaining to inquiry; questioning: as, an interrogative phrase, pronoun, or point; an interrogative look or tone of voice.

  4. Origin: From Late Latin interrogativus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interrogative(adj)

    denoting a question; expressed in the form of a question; as, an interrogative sentence; an interrogative pronoun

  2. Interrogative(noun)

    a word used in asking questions; as, who? which? why?

  3. Origin: [L. interrogativus: cf. F. interrogatif.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interrogative in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interrogative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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