Origin of inquire
synonym study for inquire
OTHER WORDS FROM inquirein·quir·a·ble, adjectivein·quir·er, nounre·in·quire, verb, re·in·quired, re·in·quir·ing.un·in·quired, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH inquireinquirer , inquisitor
How to use inquire in a sentence
It would also be a chance to inquire who in the family understands how to do breakout rooms, so that people who have rarely met can get to know others through personal conversation.Miss Manners: Save me from these interminable video ‘parties’|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Still, it seemed more promising than the other job she had inquired about — studying fossils at the American Museum of Natural History — so she took it.Marie Tharp’s groundbreaking maps brought the seafloor to the world|Betsy Mason|January 13, 2021|Science News
You can inquire about what farm the meat came from, and what types of practices the farmer engages in.
When she inquired about who had ordered its deletion, she was told the instructions had come down from Redfield through the chain of command.CDC director allegedly ordered deletion of email showing effort to interfere with coronavirus guidance, lawmaker says|Lenny Bernstein, Lena H. Sun|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
The Union-Tribune, which first wrote about George Bailey outbreak, noted that the Sheriff’s Department put out a press release on the situation five hours after the reporter inquired about it, but never actually responded to the reporter’s request.San Diego’s Many Jail Outbreaks Have These Factors in Common|Maya Srikrishnan|December 2, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The commissioner inquired how many rounds she had fired, and she said she did not recall.The First Modern School Shooter Feels Responsible for the Rest|Michael Daly|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When I inquired, she told me that she hates the fact that in the cafeteria, white students rarely sit with black students.
On a whim, he went in and inquired about whether it was on the market.
The officers inquired if in the meantime there was anything else in the apartment they might find of interest.Pennsylvania Student Proves You Could Buy Ingredients for a WMD on Amazon|Michael Daly|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When I inquired about Sara al Jumaili, an Iraqi friend told me, “We took care of that problem.”
Here the Goat, who evidently was not yet quite started, inquired, "Must all the halves be of the same shape?"
The mistress of the house affectionately inquired if she felt equal to a short conversation.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The more Felipe inquired, and the longer he reflected, the more he doubted Alessandro's having ever gone to Monterey.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
In fact, his whole appearance was so alarming that Davy anxiously inquired of him what he had been eating.
Here the train-hand who overheard the talk, stepped up, and inquired, "Have you lost anything?"
British Dictionary definitions for inquire
- to seek information; askshe inquired his age; she inquired about rates of pay
- (foll by of) to ask (a person) for informationI'll inquire of my aunt when she is coming