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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; inquiry.
  • n. A question put; an inquiry.
  • n. A point, mark, or sign, thus ?, indicating that the sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is used to express doubt, or to mark a query. Called also interrogation point.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; an instance of interrogating; inquiry.
  • n. A question put; an inquiry.
  • n. A point, mark, or sign, thus [?], indicating that the sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is used to express doubt, or to mark a query. Usually called a question mark; called also interrogation point.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of questioning; examination by questions.
  • n. A question put; an inquiry.
  • n. Any proposition doubted or called in question in the disputations with which, during the prevalence of scholasticism, boys were exercised in the schools.
  • n. See interrogation-point.
  • n. Synonyms Query, Inquiry, etc. See question, n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder
  • n. formal systematic questioning
  • n. an instance of questioning
  • n. a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

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