Inquiry

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Subject of Inquiry. Question.
<- N
PARAG:Inquiry->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inquiry
inquiry
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ request
request
&c. 765
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ search
search
research
quest
pursuit
&c. 622
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ examination
examination
review
scrutiny
investigation
indagation|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ perquisition
perquisition
perscrutation
pervestigation|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ inquest
inquest
inquisition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ exploration
exploration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ exploitation
exploitation
ventilation
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sifting
sifting
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ calculation
calculation
analysis
dissection
resolution
induction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ Baconian method
Baconian method
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ strict inquiry
strict inquiry
close inquiry
searching inquiry
exhaustive inquiry
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ narrow search
narrow search
strict search
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ study
study
&c.(consideration) 451
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ scire facias
scire facias
ad referendum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ trial
trial
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ questioning
questioning
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ interrogation
interrogation
interrogatory
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ interpellation
interpellation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ challenge
challenge
examination
cross-examination
catechism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ feeler
feeler
Socratic method
zetetic philosophy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ leading question
leading question
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ discussion
discussion
&c.(reasoning) 476
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ reconnoitering
reconnoitering
reconnaissance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ prying
prying
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ espionage
espionage
espionnage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ domiciliary visit
domiciliary visit
peep behind the curtain
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ lantern of Diogenes
lantern of Diogenes
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ question
question
query
problem
desideratum
point to be solved
porism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ subject of inquiry
subject of inquiry
field of inquiry
subject of controversy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ point in dispute
point in dispute
matter in dispute
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ moot point
moot point
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ issue
issue
question at issue
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ bone of contention
bone of contention
&c.(discord) 713
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ plain question
plain question
fair question
open question
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ enigma
enigma
&c.(secret) 533
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ knotty point
knotty point
&c.(difficulty) 704
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ quodlibet
quodlibet
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ threshold of an inquiry
threshold of an inquiry
GRP: \\ N \\ 9
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ inquirer
inquirer
investigator
inquisitor
inspector
querist
examiner
catechist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ scrutator scrutineer scrutinizer
scrutator scrutineer scrutinizer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ analyst
analyst
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ quidnunc
quidnunc
&c.(curiosity) 455
PARAG:Inquiry->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make inquiry
make inquiry
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ inquire
inquire
seek
search
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ look for
look for
look about for
look out for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ scan
scan
reconnoiter
explore
sound
rummage
ransack
pry
peer
look round
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ look over
look over
go over
look through
go through
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ spy
spy
overhaul
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ scratch the head
scratch the head
slap the forehead
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ look into every hole and corner
look into every hole and corner
peer into every hole and corner
pry into every hole and corner
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ nose
nose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ trace up
trace up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ hunt out
hunt out
fish out
ferret out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ unearth
unearth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ leave no stone unturned
leave no stone unturned
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ seek a clue
seek a clue
seek a clew
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ hunt
hunt
track
trail
mouse
dodge
trace
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ follow the trail
follow the trail
follow the scent
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ pursue
pursue
&c. 662
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ beat up one's quarters
beat up one's quarters
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ fish for
fish for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ feel for
feel for
&c.(experiment) 463
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ investigate
investigate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ take up an inquiry
take up an inquiry
institute an inquiry
pursue an inquiry
follow up an inquiry
conduct an inquiry
carry on an inquiry
prosecute an inquiry
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ look at
look at
look into
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ preexamine
preexamine
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ discuss
discuss
canvass
agitate
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ examine
examine
study
consider
calculate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ dip into
dip into
dive into
delve into
go deep into
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ make sure of
make sure of
probe
sound
fathom
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ probe to the bottom
probe to the bottom
probe to the quick
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ scrutinize
scrutinize
analyze
anatomize
dissect
parse
resolve
sift
winnow
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ view in all its phases
view in all its phases
try in all its phases
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ thresh out
thresh out
GRP: \\ V \\ 7
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ bring in question
bring in question
subject to examination
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ put to the proof
put to the proof
&c.(experiment) 463
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ audit
audit
tax
pass in review
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ take into consideration
take into consideration
&c.(think over) 451
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ take counsel
take counsel
&c. 695
GRP: \\ V \\ 8
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ ask
ask
question
demand
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ put the question
put the question
pop the question
propose the question
propound the question
moot the question
start the question
raise the question
stir the question
suggest the question
put forth the question
ventilate the question
grapple with the question
go into a question
GRP: \\ V \\ 9
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ put to the question
put to the question
interrogate
catechize
pump
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ cross-question
cross-question
cross-examine
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ dodge
dodge
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ require an answer
require an answer
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ pick the brains of
pick the brains of
suck the brains of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ feel the pulse
feel the pulse
GRP: \\ V \\ 10
Sgm: \\ V \\ 10 \\ be in question
be in question
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 10 \\ undergo examination
undergo examination
PARAG:Inquiry->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inquiry
inquiry
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inquisitive
inquisitive
&c.(curious) 455
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ requisitive|
requisitive|
requisitory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ catechetical
catechetical
inquisitorial
analytic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in search of
in search of
in quest of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on the lookout for
on the lookout for
interrogative
zetetic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ all searching
all searching
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ undetermined
undetermined
untried
undecided
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in question
in question
in dispute
in issue
in course of inquiry
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ under discussion
under discussion
under consideration
under investigation
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ Sub judice
Sub judice
moot
proposed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ doubtful
doubtful
&c.(uncertain) 475
PARAG:Inquiry->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ what
what
???>?
why
???>?
wherefore
???>?
whence
???>?
whither
???>?
where
???>?
quaere
???>?
how comes it
how happens it
how is it
???>?
what is the reason
???>?
what's the matter
what's in the wind
???>?
what on earth
???>?
when
???>?
who
???>?
nicht wahr
???>?

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  • inquiry — inquiry, inquisition, investigation, inquest, probe, research all mean a search for truth, knowledge, or information. Inquiry is the most general of these terms, applicable to such search regardless of the means (as questioning, observation, or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Inquiry — In*quir y, n.; pl. {Inquiries}. [See {Inquire}.] [Written also {enquiry}.] 1. The act of inquiring; a seeking for information by asking questions; interrogation; a question or questioning. [1913 Webster] He could no path nor track of foot descry …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inquiry — mid 15c., enquery, from enquere (see INQUIRE (Cf. inquire)). Respelled from mid 16c. to conform to Latin …   Etymology dictionary

  • inquiry — [n] asking; looking into analysis, audit, catechizing, check, cross examination, delving, disquisition, examination, exploration, fishing expedition*, grilling, hearing, inquest, inquisition, inspection, interrogation, interrogatory,… …   New thesaurus

  • inquiry — [in′kwər ē, in kwīr′ē, in′kwīr΄ē] n. pl. inquiries [earlier enquery < ME enquere] 1. the act of inquiring 2. an investigation or examination 3. a question; query …   English World dictionary

  • Inquiry — For other uses, see Public inquiry and Enquiry character. An inquiry is any process that has the aim of augmenting knowledge, resolving doubt, or solving a problem. A theory of inquiry is an account of the various types of inquiry and a treatment …   Wikipedia

  • inquiry — Used in the context of general equities. in line expression of interest in a particular stock, usually asking the firm to bid for or offer stock. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * inquiry in‧quir‧y [ɪnˈkwaɪəri ǁ ɪnˈkwaɪri, ˈɪŋkwəri] noun… …   Financial and business terms

  • inquiry — in|quir|y W3 enquiry [ınˈkwaıəri US ınˈkwaıri, ˈıŋkwəri] n plural inquiries 1.) a question you ask in order to get information inquiry about ▪ We re getting a lot of inquiries about our new London Rio service. inquiry from ▪ inquiries from… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inquiry */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈkwaɪərɪ] / US [ɪnˈkwaɪrɪ] / US [ˈɪŋkwərɪ] noun Word forms inquiry : singular inquiry plural inquiries [countable] a question intended to get information about someone or something There have already been over 300 inquiries from people… …   English dictionary

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