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Another word for inquire

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Verb
  1. To put a question to (someone)

      1. To question (someone), especially closely or repeatedly:
      2. To test the knowledge of by posing questions:
      3. To poke fun at; mock.
      1. A sentence, phrase, or gesture that seeks information through a reply.
      2. A subject or point that is under discussion or open to controversy:
      3. A matter of concern or difficulty; a problem:
      1. A question; an inquiry.
      2. A doubt in the mind; a mental reservation.
      3. A notation, usually a question mark, calling attention to an item in order to question its validity or accuracy.
      1. To observe carefully or critically; inspect:
      2. To study or analyze:
      3. To test or check the condition or health of:
      1. To put a question to:
      2. To seek an answer to:
      3. To seek information about:
    See also:

    ask

  2. To go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information

      1. To spy on or explore carefully in order to obtain information; reconnoiter.
      2. To observe and evaluate (a talented person), as for possible hiring.
      3. To search as a scout:
      1. To make a preliminary examination of (an area or a group, for example), usually by moving around and observing, in order to gather information, especially for military purposes:
      2. To make a reconnaissance or preliminary examination.
      3. An act of reconnoitering.
      1. A slender, flexible surgical instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity.
      2. An electrode or other device that can be placed inside something to take and convey measurements.
      3. A substance, such as DNA, that is radioactively labeled or otherwise marked and used to detect or identify another substance in a sample.
      1. To observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically:
      2. To make a detailed inquiry or systematic examination.
      1. To investigate systematically; examine:
      2. To search into or travel in for the purpose of discovery:
      3. To examine (a body cavity or interior part) for diagnostic purposes, especially by surgery.
      1. To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
      2. To make or form by removing earth or other material:
      3. To prepare (soil) by loosening or cultivating.
      1. To search deeply and laboriously:
      2. To research or make inquiries into something:
      3. To undertake an activity or occupation undeterred by difficulty or uncertainty:
    See also:

    investigate

Another word for inquire

Verb
  1. To ask about

      1. A question; an inquiry.
      2. A doubt in the mind; a mental reservation.
      3. A notation, usually a question mark, calling attention to an item in order to question its validity or accuracy.
      1. To examine by questioning formally or officially.
      2. To transmit a signal for setting off an appropriate response.
      1. A slender, flexible surgical instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity.
      2. An electrode or other device that can be placed inside something to take and convey measurements.
      3. A substance, such as DNA, that is radioactively labeled or otherwise marked and used to detect or identify another substance in a sample.
  2. To seek into

      1. The effort to acquire knowledge, as by reading, observation, or research:
      2. An act or effort made in the pursuit of knowledge:
      3. A branch of knowledge or department of learning:
      1. To examine methodically by separating into parts and studying their interrelations.
      2. To make a chemical analysis of.
      3. To make a mathematical analysis of.
      1. To observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically:
      2. To make a detailed inquiry or systematic examination.