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Definitions and Synonyms of query | Another word for query | What is query?

Definition 1: an instance of questioning - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where query or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was a question about my training
  • we made inquiries of all those who were present

Synonyms for query in the sense of this definition

(query is a kind of ...) a request for information

Definition 2: pose a question - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for query in the sense of this definition

(query is a kind of ...) address a question to and expect an answer from

"Ask your teacher about trigonometry" "The children asked me about their dead grandmother" "I inquired about their special today" "He had to ask directions several times"

(... is a kind of query ) have a wish or desire to know something

"He wondered who had built this beautiful church"

(... is a kind of query ) question formally about policy or government business

(... is a kind of query ) question closely

(... is a kind of query ) question persistently

"She pumped the witnesses for information"

(... is a kind of query ) try to learn someone's opinions and intentions

"I have to sound out the new professor"

(... is a kind of query ) put someone through a debriefing and make him report

"The released hostages were debriefed"

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