Interrogatory

  • 1 interrogatory — in·ter·rog·a·to·ry /ˌin tə rä gə ˌtōr ē/ n pl ries: a written question required by law to be answered under the direction of a court; esp: a written question directed by one party to another regarding information that is within the scope of… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Interrogatory — In ter*rog a*to*ry, a. [L. interrogatorius.] Containing, expressing, or implying a question; as, an interrogatory sentence. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Interrogatory — In ter*rog a*to*ry, n.; pl. {Interrogatories}. [Cf. F. interrogatoire.] A formal question or inquiry; esp. (Law), a question or series of questions asked in writing, usually as part of a lawsuit. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 interrogatory — (adj.) 1570s, from L.L. interrogatorius consisting of questions, from pp. stem of interrogare (see INTERROGATION (Cf. interrogation)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 interrogatory — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ questioning …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 interrogatory — [in΄tə räg′ə tôr΄ē] adj. [LL interrogatorius] expressing or implying a question n. pl. interrogatories a formal question or set of questions; specif., a written question or set of questions to be answered in writing under oath as by a witness in… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 interrogatory — n. (legal) to file; serve an interrogatory * * * [ˌɪntə rɒgət(ə)rɪ] serve an interrogatory (legal) to file …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 interrogatory — 1. noun a) A formal question submitted to opposing party to answer, generally governed by court rule. b) A question; an interrogation …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 interrogatory — adj. & n. adj. questioning; of or suggesting enquiry (an interrogatory eyebrow). n. (pl. ies) a formal set of questions, esp. Law one formally put to an accused person etc. Etymology: LL interrogatorius (as INTERROGATE) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 interrogatory — I. noun (plural ries) Date: 1515 a formal question or inquiry; especially a written question required to be answered under direction of a court II. adjective Date: 1576 interrogative …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 interrogatory — interrogatorily /in teuh rog euh tawr euh lee, tohr , rog euh tawr , tohr /, adv. /in teuh rog euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n., pl. interrogatories. adj. 1. conveying or expressing a question; interrogative. n. 2. a question; inquiry. 3. Law. a… …

    Universalium

  • 12 interrogatory — Synonyms and related words: answering, catechistic, communicating, communicational, communional, conversational, curious, inquiring, inquisitional, inquisitorial, interacting, interactional, interactive, intercommunicational, intercommunicative,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 interrogatory — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Law. A request for data: inquiry, interrogation, query, question. See ASK, INVESTIGATE …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 interrogatory — вопросник, список вопросов, на которые свидетель должен ответить до проведения заседания. Термин редко применяется в международном арбитраже …

    Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • 15 interrogatory — n. question, inquiry; official question, written question (Law)in·ter·rog·a·to·ry || ‚ɪntÉ™ rÉ‘gÉ™tÉ”rɪ / rÉ’gÉ™trɪ adj. containing a question, expressing a question; questioning, inquisitive, interrogativein·ter·rog·a·to·ry ||… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 interrogatory — [ˌɪntə rɒgət(ə)ri] adjective questioning. noun (plural interrogatories) Law a written question which is formally put to one party in a case by another party and which must be answered …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17 interrogatory — I. n. Question, inquiry, interrogation, query. II. a. Interrogative …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 18 interrogatory — in·ter·rog·a·to·ry …

    English syllables

  • 19 interrogatory — in•ter•rog•a•to•ry [[t]ˌɪn təˈrɒg əˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] adj. n. pl. to•ries 1) conveying or expressing a question 2) a question; inquiry 3) law (in law) a formal or written question • Etymology: 1525–35; < LL …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 interrogatory — /ɪntəˈrɒgətri / (say intuh roguhtree) adjective 1. interrogative; questioning. –noun (plural interrogatories) 2. a question or inquiry. 3. Law a formal or written question. –interrogatorily, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary


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