- ask; inquire (used to introduce or suggest a question).
- a query or question.
Origin of quaere
Examples from the Web for quaere
Historical Examples of quaere
Quaere—he wrote his own life which Mr. Ashmole hath and is dedicated to him.
He lies interred in St. Martin's church: quaere if his tombe is erected.
And he there made those excellent verses of the Trouper (quaere).
He returned into England, October (about the middle) 1684—quaere diem.
Quaere if I have inserted his irrigation in the spring showres.Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2)
- a query or question
- ask or inquire: used esp to introduce a question
Word Origin for quaere
Latin imperative of quaerere "to ask, inquire" (see query (v.)). Hence "one may ask" (1530s) as an introduction to a question.