query

Definitions:

  • A question; an inquiry.
  • A doubt in the mind; a mental reservation.
  • A notation, usually a question mark, calling attention to an item in order to question its validity or accuracy.
  • To express doubt or uncertainty about; question.
  • To put a question to (a person). <i>synonym</i>: <strong> ask</strong>.
  • To mark (an item) with a notation in order to question its validity or accuracy.
  • A question; an inquiry to be answered or resolved; specifically, a doubt or challenge, as of a written or printed statement, represented by the interrogation-point (?), or by an abbreviation, <em>q., qy.</em>, or <em>qu.</em>, or by both.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Inquiry, Interrogation</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="question">question</internalXref>.
  • To put a query; ask a question or questions; express doubt.
  • To mark with a query; express a desire to examine as to the truth of.
  • To seek by questioning; inquire or ask: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="query">query</internalXref> the sum or amount; to <em>query</em> the motive or the fact.
  • To examine by questions; address queries to: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="query">query</internalXref> a person.
  • To ask questions; to make inquiry.
  • To have a doubt.
  • A question; an inquiry to be answered or solved.
  • A question in the mind; a doubt.
  • An interrogation point [?] as the sign of a question or a doubt.
  • To put questions about; to elicit by questioning; to inquire into
  • To address questions to; to examine by questions.
  • To doubt of; to regard with incredulity.
  • To write “ query” (qu., qy., or ?) against, as a doubtful spelling, or sense, in a proof. See <er>Quære</er>.
  • A <xref>question</xref> or <xref>inquiry</xref>.
  • A <xref>question mark</xref>.
  • A set of <xref>instructions</xref> passed to a <xref>database</xref>.
  • To <xref>ask</xref>, <xref>inquire</xref>.
  • To ask a question.
  • To <xref>question</xref> or call into doubt.
  • To pass a query to a <xref>database</xref> to <xref>retrieve</xref> information.
  • an instance of questioning
  • pose a question
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