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  Definition of question
  1. uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something; "the dubiousness of his claim"; "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"
  2. the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
  3. an informal reference to a marriage proposal; "he was ready to pop the question"
  4. a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote; "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"
  5. an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
  6. a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"
  7. pose a question
  8. pose a series of questions to; "The suspect was questioned by the police"; "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"
  9. conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
  10. challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of; "We must question your judgment in this matter"
  11. place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"
Similar Words: doubt, dubiousness, doubtfulness, head, motion, inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence, interrogate, interview, oppugn, call into question, wonder

 

Hyponyms: problem, question of fact, matter of fact, question of law, matter of law, cross-question, leading question, yes-no question, wonder, inquire, enquire, interpellate, examine, pump, check out, sound out, feel out, debrief, scruple

 

Derivational Morphology: wonder, oppugn, call into question, doubt, interrogate, query, ask, inquire, enquire, interview, inquirer, enquirer, questioner, querier, asker, inquiry, enquiry, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence, questioning, inquiring, examination, interrogatory, inquisitor, interrogator, interviewee, interviewer, dubiousness, doubtfulness

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 問題   Danish: spørgsmål  
Dutch: vraag   Esperanto: demando  
Finnish: kysymys   French: question  
German: Frage   Hebrew: שאלה  
Hungarian: kérdés   Italian: domanda  
Japanese: 質問   Korean: 질문  
Norwegian: spørsmål   Polish: pytanie  
Portuguese: questão   Romanian: întrebare  
Russian: вопрос   Slovene: vprašanje  
Spanish: pregunta   Swedish: fråga  
Tamil: கேள்வி  
 
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