Definitions for question

Definitions for (noun) question

Main entry: question, dubiousness, doubt, doubtfulness

Definition: 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

Main entry: question, head

Definition: the subject matter at issue

Usage: the question of disease merits serious discussion; under the head of minor Roman poets

Main entry: question

Definition: an informal reference to a marriage proposal

Usage: he was ready to pop the question

Main entry: question, motion

Definition: 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

Main entry: query, question, enquiry, inquiry, interrogation

Definition: an instance of questioning

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

Main entry: question, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence

Definition: a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

Usage: he asked a direct question; he had trouble phrasing his interrogations

Definitions for (verb) question

Main entry: query, question

Definition: pose a question

Main entry: question, interrogate

Definition: pose a series of questions to

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

Main entry: interview, question

Definition: conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting

Main entry: call into question, question, oppugn

Definition: challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of

Usage: We must question your judgment in this matter

Main entry: question, wonder

Definition: 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

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