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Meaning of INTERROGATION

Pronunciation:  in`teru'geyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
  2. [n]  formal systematic questioning
  3. [n]  a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"
  4. [n]  a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder
 

INTERROGATION is a 13 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: enquiry, examination, inquiry, interrogative, interrogative sentence, query, question
 
 Antonyms: answer
 
 See Also: catechism, cross-examination, cross-question, debriefing, deposition, direct examination, inquiring, inquisition, interview, leading question, questioning, redirect examination, reexamination, sentence, third degree, transmission, yes-no question

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*ter`ro*ga"tion\, n. [L. interrogatio: cf. F.
interrogation.]
1. The act of interrogating or questioning; examination by
   questions; inquiry.

2. A question put; an inquiry.

3. 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}.



Note: In works printed in the Spanish language this mark is
      not only placed at the end of an interrogative
      sentence, but is also placed, inverted [as thus
      ([iques])], at the beginning.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: asking, bone of contention, bringing into question, catechetical method, catechism, catechization, catechizing, challenge, cross-examination, cross-interrogatory, cross-question, debating point, demand, dispute, examination, feeler, grilling, inquiring, inquiry, inquisition, interpellation, interrogative, interrogatory, investigation, issue, leader, leading question, moot point, point at issue, point in question, probing, problem, pumping, query, querying, question, question at issue, question mark, questioning, quiz, quizzing, quodlibet, seeking, Socratic method, third degree, topic, trial balloon, vexed question
 

 

 

 

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