Synonyms for inquiring

Synonyms for (noun) inquiring

Synonyms: questioning, inquiring

Definition: a request for information

Similar words: asking, request

Definition: the verbal act of requesting

Synonyms for (adjective) inquiring

Synonyms: inquiring

Definition: given to inquiry

Usage: an inquiring mind

Similar words: fact-finding, investigative, investigatory

Definition: designed to find information or ascertain facts

Usage: a fact-finding committee; investigative reporting


Similar words: inquisitive

Definition: inquiring or appearing to inquire

Usage: an inquiring look; the police are proverbially inquisitive


Similar words: inquisitorial

Definition: having the authority to conduct official investigations

Usage: the inquisitorial power of the Senate


Similar words: inquisitorial

Definition: marked by inquisitive interest; especially suggestive of an ecclesiastical inquisitor

Usage: the press was inquisitorial to the point of antagonism; a practical police force with true inquisitorial talents- Waldo Frank


Similar words: inquisitory, searching, probing

Definition: diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation

Usage: a probing inquiry; a searching investigation of their past dealings