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  • 41question — A subject or point of investigation, examination or debate; theme of inquiry; problem; matter to be inquired into, as subject matter of civil or criminal discovery. A point on which the parties are not agreed, and which is submitted to the… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 42question — See: BEG THE QUESTION, BESIDE THE POINT or BESIDE THE QUESTION, BEYOND QUESTION also WITHOUT QUESTION, CALL IN QUESTION, IN QUESTION, INTO QUESTION, OUT OF THE QUESTION, POP THE QUESTION …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 43question — See: BEG THE QUESTION, BESIDE THE POINT or BESIDE THE QUESTION, BEYOND QUESTION also WITHOUT QUESTION, CALL IN QUESTION, IN QUESTION, INTO QUESTION, OUT OF THE QUESTION, POP THE QUESTION …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 44question — See: beg the question, beside the point or beside the question, beyond question also without question, call in question, in question, into question, out of the question, pop the question …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 45question — {{11}}question (n.) c.1300, from Anglo Fr. questiun, O.Fr. question legal inquest, from L. quæstionem (nom. quæstio) a seeking, inquiry, from root of quaerere (pp. quæsitus) ask, seek (see QUERY (Cf. query)). Question mark is from 1849, sometimes …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 46question — noun 1》 a sentence worded or expressed so as to elicit information. 2》 a doubt.     ↘the raising of a doubt or objection. 3》 a problem requiring resolution. 4》 a matter or concern depending on conditions: a question of age. verb 1》 ask questions… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 47question — 1. noun 1) please answer my question Syn: inquiry, query; interrogation Ant: answer, response 2) there is no question that he is ill Syn: doubt, dispute, argument …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 48question — ques•tion [[t]ˈkwɛs tʃən[/t]] n. 1) a sentence in an interrogative form addressed to someone in order to get information in reply 2) a problem for discussion or under discussion; a matter for investigation 3) a matter of some uncertainty or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 49question — n 1. query, interrogatory, inquiry; leading question, loaded question. 2. problem, issue, poser, subject of investigation, bone of contention, quodlibet, query; puzzle, enigma, riddle, mystery, conundrum. See query(def. 1). 3. doubt, uncertainty …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 50question — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin quaestion , quaestio, from quaerere to seek, ask Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) an interrogative expression often used to test knowledge (2) an interrogative sentence or clause b. a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 51Question —    Droit constitutionnel: procédure permettant à un parlementaire d interroger les membres du Gouvernement (question au Gouvernement, question écrite publiée au Journal Officiel, question orale avec débats, question orale sans débat) …

    Lexique de Termes Juridiques

  • 52question — 1. noun 1) please answer my question Syn: enquiry, query, interrogation 2) there is no question that he is ill Syn: doubt, dispute, argument, debate, uncertainty, reservation 3) …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 53question —    1. to arrest    Police jargon, much used when publicizing particulars of a suspect to avoid the legal implications of a direct assertion of guilt. If the police announce that they would like to question someone corresponding with your… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 54question — n.f. Question de, pour ce qui est de : Question de rigoler, on n a pas fait mieux. Quant à, pour ce qui est de : Question pinard, c est le meilleur …

    Dictionnaire du Français argotique et populaire

  • 55question —   Nīnau, ui.    ♦ To question repeatedly, ninaninau, nīele, neno.    ♦ To ask a leading question, nīnau pākākā.    ♦ To question indirectly, ho ohuahualau, ho onīnau …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 56question — see ask a silly question and you get a silly answer ask no questions and hear no lies a civil question deserves a civil answer fools ask questions that wise men cannot answer there are two sides to every question …

    Proverbs new dictionary

  • 57Question 7 — Infobox Film name = Question 7 image size = caption = director = Stuart Rosenberg producer = Lothar Wolff writer = Allan Sloane narrator = starring = Michael Gwynn Margaret Jahnen music = Hans Martin Majewski cinematography = Günther Senftleben… …

    Wikipedia

  • 58question — 1. noun /ˈkwɛsʧən,ˈkwɛstjən/ a) A sentence, phrase or word which asks for information, reply or response; an interrogative. What is your question? b) A subject or topic for consideration or investigation …

    Wiktionary

  • 59question — See ask a question. See query, question, inquiry …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 60question — [13] Question is one of a large family of English words that go back to the Latin verb quaerere ‘seek, ask’. Its past participle quaestus formed the basis of a noun, quaestiō, which has become English question. An earlier form of the past… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins