interrogator


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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.

interrogator

(ɪnˈtɛrəˌɡeɪtə)
n
1. : interrogant a person who interrogates
2. (Telecommunications) a radio or radar transmitter used to send interrogating signals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interrogator - a questioner who is excessively harsh
asker, enquirer, inquirer, querier, questioner - someone who asks a question

interrogator

noun
One who conducts an official inquiry, usually with no regard for human rights:
Translations
مُسْتَجْوِب، مُحَقِّق، مُسْتَنْطِق
-kavyšetřovatel
forhørsleder
kihallgatókikérdezõ
spyrjandi
sorguya çeken kimse

interrogator

[ɪnˈterəgeɪtəʳ] Ninterrogador(a) m/f

interrogator

[ɪnˈtɛrəgeɪtər] ninterrogateur/trice m/f

interrogator

nVernehmungsbeamte(r) mf (form); my/his interrogatorsdie, die mich/ihn verhören

interrogator

[ɪnˈtɛrəˌgeɪtəʳ] ninterrogatore/trice

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 ?
The stranger regarded his interrogator a moment in wonder; and then, losing every mark of self-satisfaction in an expression of solemn humility, he answered:
The Jew, with trembling hands, undid the folds of his Armenian cap, in which he had deposited the Prior's tablets for the greater security, and was about to approach, with hand extended and body crouched, to place it within the reach of his grim interrogator.
This other Musketeer formed a perfect contrast to his interrogator, who had just designated him by the name of Aramis.
The notes gradually sank into a hum, while the major-domo threw down his load, and, turning to his interrogator with an air of earnestness, replied:
At length Asa, in right of his years, and moved by the rankling impulse of the recent quarrel, took on himself the office of interrogator.
Sir,' returned the old man, squeezing his little packet of snuff in his hand, and turning upon his interrogator as if such questions hurt him.
I assure you these interrogations are sometimes more embarrassing for the interrogator than for the interrogated.
However, the interrogator should not make this latter appeal as a promise of leniency for the subject.
One was a permanent interrogator called Ja'fari and another man referred to as Hajj Agha, a religious honorific, she never saw.
MINDBENDING: Drew McAdam, The Interrogator on TV show Trisha
The JSIC is the only advanced level training specifically designed to meet the needs and requirements of the Senior Interrogator.
The interrogator who admitted making up the threat, Joshua Claus, was later court-martialed for abusing prisoners at Bagram, including one who died.