verb (used without object), in·quired, in·quir·ing.
verb (used with object), in·quired, in·quir·ing.
Words nearby inquire
Origin of inquire
SYNONYMS 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
Examples from the Web for inquirers
The opinion gained ground in the town as one after another of the inquirers emerged from the bar.The Search Party|G. A. Birmingham
My shop is filled with thirty inquirers at the coming in of every post.Benjamin Franklin|Frank Luther Mott
I pointed out that the inquirers after knowledge had, beyond all doubt, obtained some modicum of what they wanted.A Librarian's Open Shelf|Arthur E. Bostwick
Did each of these inquirers mistake "crests" for totems of clans?Method in the Study of Totemism|Andrew Lang
This curious point certainly deserves the attention of inquirers.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6|Charles H. Sylvester
British Dictionary definitions for inquirers
- 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