inquiry

Definitions:

  • The act of inquiring.
  • A question; a query.
  • A close examination of a matter.
  • Search for truth, information, or knowledge; examination into facts or principles: as, an <em>inquiry</em> into the truth of a report.
  • The act of inquiring; a seeking for information by asking questions; interrogation; inquisition.
  • A question; an interrogation; a query.
  • The act of inquiring; a seeking for information by asking questions; interrogation; a question or questioning.
  • Search for truth, information, or knowledge; examination into facts or principles; research; investigation.
  • See under <er>Court</er>.
  • a writ issued in certain actions at law, where the defendant has suffered judgment to pass against him by default, in order to ascertain and assess the plaintiff's damages, where they can not readily be ascertained by mere calculation.
  • The act of <xref>inquiring</xref>; a seeking of information by asking questions; <xref>interrogation</xref>; a <xref>question</xref> or questioning.
  • Search for <xref>truth</xref>, <xref>information</xref>, or <xref>knowledge</xref>; <xref>examination</xref> of facts or principles; research; <xref>investigation</xref>; as, physical inquiries.
  • a search for knowledge
  • a systematic investigation of a matter of public interest
  • an instance of questioning
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