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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).
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A discerning friend of mine," said Don Quixote, "was of opinion that no one ought to waste labour in glossing verses; and the reason he gave was that the gloss can never come up to the text, and that often or most frequently it wanders away from the meaning and purpose aimed at in the glossed lines; and besides, that the laws of the gloss were too strict, as they did not allow interrogations, nor
But it was slow work, and the little people soon tired and wanted to get away from my interrogations, so I determined, rather of necessity, to let them give their lessons in little doses when they felt inclined.
The youth, after rushing about and throwing interrogations at the heedless bands of retreating infantry, finally clutched a man by the arm.
Since you have no further interrogations to make, leave me, I beseech you," she said.
My interrogations were cut short; I heard a little rustling behind me, and close at my back was the directress, professing to be examining the interior of a desk.
Aramis, continuing his interrogations, asked the prisoner what the leaders of the expedition contemplated doing with the leaders of Belle-Isle.
She bubbled over with interrogations which were never to be satisfied unless I learned to speak her tongue.
Jerry responded as eagerly with kiss of tongue and contact of shoulder; then both, springing apart, looked at each other, alert and querying, almost in half challenge, Jerry's ears pricked into living interrogations, Michael's one good ear similarly questioning, his withered ear retaining its permanent queer and crinkly cock in the tip of it.
Sabin did not continue his interrogations for a few moments.
A stronger sensation was produced by this, than by any of the preceding interrogations.
I assure you these interrogations are sometimes more embarrassing for the interrogator than for the interrogated.
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.