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QUESTION





Definition:

  1. [noun] an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
    Synonyms: inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogation

  2. [noun] the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
    Synonyms: head

  3. [noun] a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"
    Synonyms: interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence

  4. [noun] uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something; "the dubiousness of his claim"; "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"
    Synonyms: doubt, dubiousness, doubtfulness

  5. [noun] a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote; "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"
    Synonyms: motion

  6. [noun] an informal reference to a marriage proposal; "he was ready to pop the question"

  7. [verb] challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of; "We must question your judgment in this matter"
    Synonyms: oppugn, call into

  8. [verb] pose a series of questions to; "The suspect was questioned by the police"; "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"
    Synonyms: interrogate

  9. [verb] pose a question
    Synonyms: query

  10. [verb] conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
    Synonyms: interview

  11. [verb] place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"
    Synonyms: wonder

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