- An instance of questioning.
- usage: "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
- The subject matter at issue.
- usage: "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
- synonyms: head
- A sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply.
- usage: "he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"
- Uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something.
- usage: "the dubiousness of his claim"; "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"
- A formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote.
- usage: "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"
- synonyms: motion
- An informal reference to a marriage proposal.
- usage: "he was ready to pop the question"
- Challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of.
- usage: "We must question your judgment in this matter"
- Pose a series of questions to.
- usage: "The suspect was questioned by the police"; "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"
- synonyms: interrogate
- Pose a question.
- synonyms: query
- Conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting.
- synonyms: interview
- Place in doubt or express doubtful speculation.
- usage: "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"
- synonyms: wonder
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