Enquere En*quere", v. i. To inquire. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • enquere — obs. var. enquire, inquire …   Useful english dictionary

  • Enquérir S' — III гр., (être) P.p.: enquéri Осведомляться о… Présent de l indicatif je m enquéris tu t enquéris il s enquérit nous nous enquérons vous vous enqu …   Dictionnaire des verbes irréguliers français

  • inquiry — mid 15c., enquery, from enquere (see INQUIRE (Cf. inquire)). Respelled from mid 16c. to conform to Latin …   Etymology dictionary

  • enquire — verb chiefly Brit. 1》 ask for information.     ↘(enquire after) ask about the health and well being of.     ↘[as adjective enquiring] (of a look) suggesting that information is sought. 2》 (enquire into) investigate. Derivatives enquirer noun… …   English new terms dictionary

  • inquire — [c]/ɪnˈkwaɪə / (say in kwuyuh), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (inquired, inquiring) –verb (i) 1. to seek information by questioning; ask. –verb (t) 2. to seek to learn by asking. –phrase 3. inquire into, to undertake a process, often a formal one, to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • inquiry — [in′kwər ē, in kwīr′ē, in′kwīr΄ē] n. pl. inquiries [earlier enquery < ME enquere] 1. the act of inquiring 2. an investigation or examination 3. a question; query …   English World dictionary

  • enquire — v. 1 intr. (often foll. by of) seek information; ask a question (of a person). 2 intr. = INQUIRE. 3 intr. (foll. by after, for) ask about a person, a person s health, etc. 4 intr. (foll. by for) ask about the availability of. 5 tr. ask for… …   Useful english dictionary

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