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Meaning of INQUIRING

Pronunciation:  in'kwIring

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a request for information
  2. [adj]  given to inquiry; "an inquiring mind"

INQUIRING is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: fact-finding, inquisitive, inquisitorial, inquisitory, investigative, investigatory, probing, questioning, searching
 Antonyms: uninquiring, uninquisitive
 See Also: asking, challenge, curious, enquiry, examination, inquiry, interrogation, query, question, request



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*quir"ing\, a.
Given to inquiry; disposed to investigate causes; curious;
as, an inquiring mind.

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