interrogation


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in·ter·ro·gate

 (ĭn-tĕr′ə-gāt′)
tr.v. in·ter·ro·gat·ed, in·ter·ro·gat·ing, in·ter·ro·gates
1. To examine by questioning formally or officially. See Synonyms at ask.
2. Computers To transmit a signal for setting off an appropriate response.

[Middle English enterrogate, from Latin interrogāre, interrogāt- : inter-, in the presence of; see inter- + rogāre, to ask; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

in·ter′ro·ga′tion n.
in·ter′ro·ga′tion·al adj.
in·ter′ro·ga′tor n.

interrogation

(ɪnˌtɛrəˈɡeɪʃən)
n
1. the technique, practice, or an instance of interrogating
2. a question or query
3. (Telecommunications) telecomm the transmission of one or more triggering pulses to a transponder
inˌterroˈgational adj

in•ter•ro•ga•tion

(ɪnˌtɛr əˈgeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act of interrogating; questioning.
2. an instance of being interrogated.
3. a question; inquiry.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
in•ter`ro•ga′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interrogation - a sentence of inquiry that asks for a replyinterrogation - a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"
sentence - a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
cross-question - a question asked in cross-examination
leading question - a question phrased in such a way as to suggest the desired answer; a lawyer may ask leading questions on cross-examination
yes-no question - a question that can be answered by yes or no
2.interrogation - a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder
transmission - communication by means of transmitted signals
3.interrogation - formal systematic questioning
inquiring, questioning - a request for information
catechism - a series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views
deposition - (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office
inquisition - a severe interrogation (often violating the rights or privacy of individuals)
third degree - interrogation often accompanied by torture to extort information or a confession
cross-examination - (law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination
direct examination - (law) the initial questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness
redirect examination, reexamination - (law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
interview - the questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); often conducted by journalists; "my interviews with teenagers revealed a weakening of religious bonds"
debriefing - report of a mission or task
4.interrogation - an instance of questioninginterrogation - an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
inquiring, questioning - a request for information

interrogation

noun questioning, inquiry, examination, probing, grilling (informal), cross-examination, inquisition, third degree (informal), cross-questioning the right to silence in police interrogations

interrogation

noun
A request for data:
Translations
إسْتِفهام، إسْتِجْواب، تَحْقيق مع
výslech
afhøring
ispitivanje
kikérdezés
yfirheyrsla
zaslišanje
sorgulamasorguya çekme

interrogation

[ɪnˌterəˈgeɪʃən]
A. Ninterrogatorio m (Comput) → interrogación f
B. CPD interrogation mark, interrogation point (US) Nsigno m de interrogación, punto m de interrogación
interrogation room Nsala f de interrogatorios

interrogation

[ɪnˌtɛrəˈgeɪʃən] n
(by police, prison authorities)interrogatoire m
modern methods of interrogation → des méthodes modernes d'interrogatoire
the right to silence during police interrogations → le droit de garder le silence pendant les interrogatoires de police
(= questioning) (by interviewer, teacher, parent)interrogatoire f en règle

interrogation

nVerhör nt; to submit to interrogationsich verhören lassen; interrogation roomVernehmungsraum mor -zimmer nt

interrogation

[ɪnˌtɛrəˈgeɪʃn] n (of suspect, witness) → interrogatorio

interrogate

(inˈterəgeit) verb
to question (a person) thoroughly. The police spent five hours interrogating the prisoner.
inˌterroˈgation noun
inˈterrogator noun
interrogative (intəˈrogətiv) adjective, noun
(a word) that asks a question. `Who ?' is an interrogative (pronoun).
References in classic literature ?
He hesitated a single instant, and bending a cautious glance toward his companion, he continued, in a manner that was divided between interrogation and assertion.
He spoke the last words in a tone of plaintive interrogation -- as if all hope of being met by a magnanimous refusal had not deserted him even yet.
Silas said, he did not know that he had left it anywhere out of his own pocket-- but he was trembling at this strange interrogation.
So saying, he took from Gurth's breast the large leathern pouch, in which the purse given him by Rebecca was enclosed, as well as the rest of the zecchins, and then continued his interrogation.
The two black feathers on the dingy bonnet, which usually affected the attitude of two notes of interrogation, changed into two notes of exclamation; as for the bonnet itself, it swayed in menace on the old lady's tempestuous chignon.
Other half-animal faces glared interrogation out of the hovels.
A written examination attests it," said the cardinal, replying aloud to the mute interrogation of his Majesty; "and the ill- treated people have drawn up the following, which I have the honor to present to your Majesty.
There was a kind of solemnity in this interrogation.
I said this last as innocently as possible, but at once saw a rapid glance of excited interrogation pass from Mlle.
Then, as if in reply to the comte's mute interrogation, --
Valentin saluted his mother and his sisters, and, as he shook hands with Newman, gave him a glance of acute interrogation.
I saw she did not feel the interrogation, she only heard the words; she had strung herself up to accepting our separation and they fell upon her ear as a proof.