from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An expression of inquiry that invites or calls for a reply.
- n. An interrogative sentence, phrase, or gesture.
- n. A subject or point open to controversy; an issue.
- n. A difficult matter; a problem: a question of ethics.
- n. A point or subject under discussion or consideration.
- n. A proposition brought up for consideration by an assembly.
- n. The act of bringing a proposal to vote.
- n. Uncertainty; doubt: There is no question about the validity of the enterprise.
- transitive v. To put a question to. See Synonyms at ask.
- transitive v. To examine (a witness, for example) by questioning; interrogate.
- transitive v. To express doubt about; dispute.
- transitive v. To analyze; examine.
- intransitive v. To ask questions.
- idiom in question Under consideration or discussion.
- idiom out of the question Not worth considering; impossible: Starting over is out of the question.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sentence, phrase or word which asks for information, reply or response; an interrogative.
- n. A subject or topic for consideration or investigation.
- n. An unknown.
- n. A doubt or challenge about the truth or accuracy of a matter.
- n. A proposal to a meeting as a topic for deliberation.
- v. To ask questions of; interrogate; enquire; ask for information.
- v. To raise doubts about; have doubts about.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of asking; interrogation; inquiry.
- n. Discussion; debate; hence, objection; dispute; doubt
- n. Examination with reference to a decisive result; investigation; specifically, a judicial or official investigation; also, examination under torture.
- n. That which is asked; inquiry; interrogatory; query.
- n. Hence, a subject of investigation, examination, or debate; theme of inquiry; matter to be inquired into.
- n. Talk; conversation; speech; speech.
- intransitive v. To ask questions; to inquire.
- intransitive v. To argue; to converse; to dispute.
- transitive v. To inquire of by asking questions; to examine by interrogatories.
- transitive v. To doubt of; to be uncertain of; to query.
- transitive v. To raise a question about; to call in question; to make objection to.
- transitive v. To talk to; to converse with.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of interrogation; the putting of inquiries: as, to examine by question and answer.
- n. That which is asked; an inquiry; a query; the expression of a desire to know something indicated more or less definitely. ;
- n. Inquiry; disquisition; discussion.
- n. The subject or matter of examination or investigation; the theme of inquiry; a matter discussed or made the subject of disquisition.
- n. Dispute or subject of debate; a point of doubt or difficulty.
- n. Doubt; controversy; dispute: as, the story is true beyond all question.
- n. Judicial trial or inquiry; trial; examination.
- n. Examination by torture, or the application of torture to prisoners under criminal accusation in order to extort confession.
- n. Conversation; speech; talk.
- n. In logic, a proposition, or that which is to be established as a conclusion, stated by way of interrogation.
- n. In parliamentary usage: The point under discussion by the house; the measure to be voted on: as, to speak to the question.
- n. The putting of the matter discussed to a vote: as, are you ready for the question?
- n. To subject to judicial interrogation.
- n. 4 and Proposition, motion, topic, point.
- To ask a question or questions; inquire or seek to know; examine.
- To debate; reason; consider.
- To dispute; doubt.
- To talk; converse.
- To inquire of by asking questions; examine by interrogatories: as, to question a witness.
- To doubt of; be uncertain of; mention or treat as doubtful or not to be trusted.
- To call in question; challenge; take exception to: as, to question an exercise of prerogative.
- Synonyms Ask, Inquire of, Interrogate, etc. (see ask), catechize.
- To controvert, dispute.
- n. plural The smaller catechism. Also called question-book.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
- n. uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
- n. a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote
- v. pose a series of questions to
- v. place in doubt or express doubtful speculation
- n. the subject matter at issue
- v. conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
- v. pose a question
- n. an instance of questioning
- n. a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
- n. an informal reference to a marriage proposal
When, in pursuing the catechetical exercise, a question is asked from an announcement, there is first a call upon the attention, and an exercise of mind upon the _question_ asked, the words of which must be translated by the pupil into their proper ideas, which accordingly he must both perceive and understand.
_They had heard all the arguments calling its existence in question_ which Lord Denman, Lord Cottenham, and Lord Campbell had heard; they were _in the daily and hourly administration of that branch of the law with reference to which the question arose_; they took ample time to consider the matter, and deliberately affirmed the existence of the rule, and the valid grounds on which it rested.
* The question of duty is often a question*, not of principle, but * of fact*.
Uh, "more-or-less asked the question" isn't "asked the question" until you've *** asked the question*** why would someone answer the question you didn't (only almost) asked?
INNER JOIN @question q22 ON 1 = 1 So, one possible output for example would be 1010101010101010101010 where each odd numbered question was marked true, and each even numbered question was marked false.
A subtle question, a Very subtle question* Hiere was ho holding oi peace would serve.
But in my Method the aim is _to repeat as much of the sentence as is possible informing the question and the whole of it in each reply_; and in _question and reply_ the _word_ that _constitutes the point of both_ is to be especially _emphasized_, and in this way _the mind is exercised on each word of the sentence twice_ (once in question and once in answer), and _each word of the sentence is emphasized in reference to the whole of the sentence_.
'Some may raise this question,' he says, 'this _question_ rather than _objection_' -- [it is better that it should come in the form of a
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First and what should be most painfully obvious, if the creature in question is not indigenous to the area claimed in the e-mail, it's probably false.