verb (used without object), in·quired, in·quir·ing.
verb (used with object), in·quired, in·quir·ing.
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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
Example sentences from the Web for inquire
In an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer, her boyfriend, Jason Anderson, said Craig-Lewis was “all consumed” by her job.
So I did a few dozen shows, though I continued to work at the Inquirer until the end of the 1999 season.
Jayson, how did you move to ESPN from The Philadelphia Inquirer?
The issue never appeared in Philadelphia Inquirer or Daily News accounts of the race.Why Obama’s Gay Marriage Stance Won’t Much Matter in November|Andrew Romano|May 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, the Christian Science Monitor, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Huffington Post.
“Libya,” said the inquirer, and pushed back suddenly, as if frightened.The Pharaoh and the Priest|Alexander Glovatski
And yet, in me, the observer, the inquirer into things began to take shape almost in infancy.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
The inquirer must not suppose, therefore, that the races of dwarf apple-trees are an anomally in the vegetable kingdom.The Apple-Tree|L. H. Bailey
Just then he saw the inquirer drop his head, and put his right ear very near the blinds in the doors of the cabin.All Adrift|Oliver Optic
These were not, however, to be shown by us, until all other answers failed to satisfy the inquirer.My Bondage and My Freedom|Frederick Douglass
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