noun, plural in·quir·ies.
- inquire after,
Origin of inquiry
Examples from the Web for inquiries
Inquiries will be accepted only via Western Union telegram or rotary phone.
At first,” he writes, “the source was so nervous that he insisted I must make no inquiries for fear of exposing him.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His work finally bore fruit when Theresa May, the current home secretary, announced the formation of the inquiries Monday.Alleged U.K. Parliamentary Pedophile Ring Hushed Up for Decades|Nico Hines|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His spokeman, Donny Ferguson, has not responded to inquiries on the Congressman's whereabouts.
Sowell told Mr. and Mrs. Kleinhans to direct all inquiries to Ballard.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then he gaily sauntered on, until reaching the theater he stopped and made a number of inquiries.The Strollers|Frederic S. Isham
I would have wished this rather to have remained as hitherto, without inquiry; but your inquiries have a right to be answered.
To his inquiries as to the whereabouts of his partner they made boisterous replies, their laughter rattling the windows.Bring Me His Ears|Clarence E. Mulford
I think we made some inquiries about the safety of submarine boats in general.Aircraft and Submarines|Willis J. Abbot.
They made all kinds of inquiries, but I set my men quietly to work loading the wood.Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals|William H. Armstrong
noun plural -ries
mid-15c., enquery, from enquere (see inquire). Respelled from mid-16c. to conform to Latin.