query

  • 1 Query — Que ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Queried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Querying}.] 1. To put questions about; to elicit by questioning; to inquire into; as, to query the items or the amount; to query the motive or the fact. [1913 Webster] 2. To address… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Query — Que ry, v. i. 1. To ask questions; to make inquiry. [1913 Webster] Each prompt to query, answer, and debate. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To have a doubt; as, I query if he is right. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 query — index challenge, check (inspect), cross examination, cross examine, cross questioning, dispute (contest) …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 query — ► NOUN (pl. queries) 1) a question, especially one expressing doubt. 2) chiefly Printing a question mark. ► VERB (queries, queried) 1) ask a query. 2) N. Amer. put a query or queries to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Query — Que ry, n.; pl. {Queries}. [L. quaere, imperative sing. of quaerere, quaesitum to seek or search for, to ask, inquire. Cf. {Acquire}, {Conquer}, {Exquisite}, {Quest}, {Require}.] 1. A question; an inquiry to be answered or solved. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Quéry — Nom surtout porté dans la Somme et dans l Aisne. On le trouve aujourd hui aussi au Canada et en Martinique. On connaît en Bretagne la variante Quérie (56). En Picardie, il s agit de celui qui est originaire de la commune de Quiéry (62). Dans le… …

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  • 7 query — [n] demand for answers concern, doubt, dubiety, inquiry, interrogation, interrogatory, mistrust, objection, problem, question, questioning, reservation, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainty; concepts 21,48,53,662 Ant. answer, reply query [v] ask… …

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  • 8 query — [kwir′ē, kwer′ē] n. pl. queries [< L quaere, 2d pers. sing., imper., of quaerere, to ask, inquire] 1. a question; inquiry 2. a doubt 3. a question mark (?) placed after a question or used to question the accuracy of written or printed matter… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 query — (v.) 1530s, quaere, from L. quaere ask, imperative of quaerere to seek, gain, ask, probably ultimately from PIE *kwo , root forming the stem of relative and interrogative pronouns. Spelling altered c.1600 by influence of inquiry. The noun in the… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 query — /ˈkweri, ingl. ˈkwɪərɪ/ [vc. ingl., dall imperat. lat. quaere «chiedi»] s. f. inv. (elab.) interrogazione …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 11 query — vb *ask, question, interrogate, inquire, examine, quiz, catechize …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 query — ▪ I. query que‧ry 1 [ˈkwɪəri ǁ ˈkwɪri] noun queries PLURALFORM [countable] 1. a question you ask to get information, or to check that something is true or correct: • A team of telephone operators are here to answer your queries. 2 …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 query — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ customer ▪ email ▪ search VERB + QUERY ▪ have ▪ If you have any queries regarding this offer, simply call our …

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  • 14 query — I UK [ˈkwɪərɪ] / US [ˈkwɪrɪ] noun [countable] Word forms query : singular query plural queries * a question that you ask because you want information or because you are not certain about something have a query about/regarding/concerning something …

    English dictionary

  • 15 Query — In general, a query is a form of questioning, in a line of inquiry. A query may also refer to:* The Queries, a set of 31 questions outlined by Isaac Newton beginning in 1704 * Query (complexity), a mapping from structures of one vocabulary to… …

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  • 16 query — n. 1) to put a query to 2) to respond to a query 3) a query about * * * [ kwɪ(ə)rɪ] a queryabout to put a query to to respond to a query …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 query — que|ry1 [ kwıri ] noun count * a question that you ask because you want information or because you are not certain about something: have a query about/regarding/concerning something: We have a number of queries regarding delivery. answer a query …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 query — [[t]kwɪ͟əri[/t]] queries, querying, queried 1) N COUNT: oft N about n A query is a question, especially one that you ask an organization, publication, or expert. If you have any queries about this insurance, please contact Travel Insurance… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 Query — Das englische Wort Query (von lateinisch quaerere „fragen“, „suchen“) bezeichnet: eine Abfrage in einer Abfragesprache, zum Beispiel einer Datenbank, die häufig einen formalen Ausdruck erwartet den Privatchat zwischen zwei Nutzern im Internet… …

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  • 20 query — 01. Before going to the second part of our lecture, are there any [queries] regarding the material that we ve just covered? 02. The police [queried] the suspect as to his whereabouts on the night of the murder. 03. The professor [queried] her… …

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