from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Asking a question; of the nature of a question; interrogative.
- n. Law A formal or written question, as to a witness, usually requiring an answer under oath.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A formal question submitted to opposing party to answer, generally governed by court rule.
- n. A question; an interrogation.
- adj. Serving to interrogate; questioning.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A formal question or inquiry
- adj. Containing, expressing, or implying a question.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Interrogative; containing or expressing a question; pertaining to or consisting of questions: as, an interrogatory sentence; the interrogatory method of instruction.
- n. pl. interrogatories (-riz). A question or inquiry; in law, usually, a question in writing: as, to file interrogatories to be answered by a party or a witness. Formerly also inter-gatory.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. formal systematic questioning
- adj. relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation
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