Part of speech:
The definition of inquisitive is showing curiosity, or being eager to acquire information.
To call for as necessary; require; need
To take in; to gather in; to mingle confusedly; to blend or merge.
To be in need of; need
To be in need
To assume as a premise or axiom; take for granted.
To require or compel.
To consider reasonable or due:
To ask a question or questions
To question formally, as to elicit facts or information; interrogate:
To cause or require as a necessary consequence; involve; necessitate
Total, complete, absolute.
To call forth; rouse
To try to get or find out by asking or searching
To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
(Archaic) To ask (someone) imploringly for something; beseech. Used chiefly in the phrase I pray you to introduce a polite or urgent request or question:
To ask for by petition; request formally:
The definition of interrogate is to formally ask inquisitive questions, especially for the purposes of trying to find out something the other person doesn't want you to know.
To importune is defined as to ask for something over and over.
To question relentlessly; cross-examine searchingly
To call for; make necessary; require
Bible, 1 Mac. x. 47
To require; to demand; to claim.
To ask for earnestly.
To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
To question the qualifications of (a voter) or the validity of (a vote).
To challenge the truthfulness or genuineness of:
An offer to pay a specific price for something. An offer to perform work or supply services at a specific price. The act of submitting an offer to buy.
To request earnestly; beg for:
To assume, in the phrase beg the question
To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
To ask for without demanding.
To suggest drinking (a toast)
To load to capacity; fill:
To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
(Informal) To question closely and persistently
To scrub something in order to clean or polish it.
To observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically:
To submit a written order or request for (equipment, etc.)
To deserve and receive as due; exact:
To bring about; provoke:
(Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion:
Ask; set (a test, quiz, riddle, etc.).
To insist is to demand something without wavering, to continue on a course no matter what the objections are or to make a statement and continue to assert its truth.
To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
To be liable or accountable:
(Law) To respond to the defendant's answer or plea.
Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
To prove (an argument or statement) to be false or wrong, by argument or evidence
To refuse the request of (a person)
To seek an answer to:
To determine or estimate the worth or value of; appraise.
Warn is defined as to tell or caution against danger.
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