To put a question to (someone)
To go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information
To ask about
To seek into
West-Ridgeway, was sent to South Africa to inquire into and report upon various.
"The countess told me to inquire whether your excellency was at home," said the valet.
For convenience, we shall take "Adam" as a symbol for "the first man," and inquire first, what does tradition say of his creation?
The commission was deputed to inquire into and report on certain of the grievances adversely affecting the gold industry.
If you would know the history of these homesteads, inquire at the bank where they are mortgaged.