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que·ry

 (kwîr′ē)
n. pl. que·ries
1. A question; an inquiry.
2. A doubt in the mind; a mental reservation.
3. A notation, usually a question mark, calling attention to an item in order to question its validity or accuracy.
tr.v. que·ried, que·ry·ing, que·ries
1. To express doubt or uncertainty about; question: query someone's motives.
2. To put a question to (a person). See Synonyms at ask.
3. To mark (an item) with a notation in order to question its validity or accuracy.

[Alteration of obsolete quaere, quere, from Latin quaere, sing. imperative of quaerere, to ask, to seek.]

que′ri·er n.

query

(ˈkwɪərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. a question, esp one expressing doubt, uncertainty, or an objection
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a less common name for question mark
vb (tr) , -ries, -rying or -ried
3. to express uncertainty, doubt, or an objection concerning (something)
4. to express as a query: "What's up now?" she queried.
5. US to put a question to (a person); ask
[C17: from earlier quere, from Latin quaere ask!, from quaerere to seek, inquire]

que•ry

(ˈkwɪər i, ˈkwɛr i)

n., pl. -ries, n.
1. a question; an inquiry.
2. mental reservation; doubt.
v.t.
4. to put as a question.
5. to question as doubtful or obscure: to query a statement.
6. to mark with a question mark.
7. to ask questions of.
[1625–35; alter. (compare -y3) of earlier quere < Latin quaere quaere]
que′ri•er, n.
que′ry•ing•ly, adv.

query

, inquiry, enquiry - A query is a single question; an inquiry (or enquiry) may be a single question or extensive investigation (i.e. a series of questions).
See also related terms for inquiry.

query


Past participle: queried
Gerund: querying

Imperative
query
query
Present
I query
you query
he/she/it queries
we query
you query
they query
Preterite
I queried
you queried
he/she/it queried
we queried
you queried
they queried
Present Continuous
I am querying
you are querying
he/she/it is querying
we are querying
you are querying
they are querying
Present Perfect
I have queried
you have queried
he/she/it has queried
we have queried
you have queried
they have queried
Past Continuous
I was querying
you were querying
he/she/it was querying
we were querying
you were querying
they were querying
Past Perfect
I had queried
you had queried
he/she/it had queried
we had queried
you had queried
they had queried
Future
I will query
you will query
he/she/it will query
we will query
you will query
they will query
Future Perfect
I will have queried
you will have queried
he/she/it will have queried
we will have queried
you will have queried
they will have queried
Future Continuous
I will be querying
you will be querying
he/she/it will be querying
we will be querying
you will be querying
they will be querying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been querying
you have been querying
he/she/it has been querying
we have been querying
you have been querying
they have been querying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been querying
you will have been querying
he/she/it will have been querying
we will have been querying
you will have been querying
they will have been querying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been querying
you had been querying
he/she/it had been querying
we had been querying
you had been querying
they had been querying
Conditional
I would query
you would query
he/she/it would query
we would query
you would query
they would query
Past Conditional
I would have queried
you would have queried
he/she/it would have queried
we would have queried
you would have queried
they would have queried
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.query - an instance of questioningquery - 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
Verb1.query - pose a question
wonder, inquire, enquire - have a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church"
interpellate - question formally about policy or government business
examine - question closely
pump - question persistently; "She pumped the witnesses for information"
feel out, sound out, check out - try to learn someone's opinions and intentions; "I have to sound out the new professor"
debrief - put someone through a debriefing and make him report; "The released hostages were debriefed"
ask - address a question to and expect an answer from; "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother"

query

noun
1. question, inquiry, problem, demand If you have any queries, please contact us.
2. doubt, suspicion, reservation, objection, hesitation, scepticism I read the query in the guide's eyes.
verb
1. question, challenge, doubt, suspect, dispute, object to, distrust, mistrust, call into question, disbelieve, feel uneasy about, throw doubt on, harbour reservations about No one queried my decision.
2. ask, inquire or enquire, question 'Is there something else?' he queried.

query

noun
A request for data:
verb
To put a question to (someone):
Translations
سُؤَالسُؤال، إسْتِفْسارعَلامَة الإسْتِفْهاميَسْأليَسْأل، يَسْتَفْسِر
dotazdotázat seotazníkžádat vysvětlenízeptat se
forespørgselspørgespørgsmålspørgsmålstegnforespørge
päring
kysymystiedustella
upitdovesti u pitanje
fyrirspurnláta í ljós efasemdirspurningarmerkispyrja
尋ねる疑問
의문질문하다
klaustukaslaikyti abejotinupasiteiravimas
apšaubītjautājuma zīmejautājumsjautāt
žiadať vysvetlenie
vprašanje
förfråganifrågasätta
คำถามซักถาม
thắc mắc

query

[ˈkwɪərɪ]
A. N
1. (= question) → pregunta f (fig) (= doubt) → duda f, interrogante m or f
if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to callsi tiene alguna pregunta, no dude en llamar
there are many queries about his suitability for the jobhay muchos interrogantes acerca de su idoneidad para el puesto
2. (Gram) (= question mark) → signo m de interrogación
B. VT (= ask) → preguntar; (= doubt) → dudar de, expresar dudas acerca de; (= disagree with, dispute) → cuestionar, poner en duda (Comput) → interrogar
to query sb about sthpreguntar a algn sobre algo
to query whetherdudar si ...
I would query thatdudo si eso es cierto, tengo mis dudas acerca de eso
no one queried my decisionnadie cuestionó or puso en duda mi decisión
they queried the billpidieron explicaciones sobre la factura
do you query the evidence?¿tiene dudas acerca del testimonio?
C. CPD query language Nlenguaje m de interrogación

query

[ˈkwɪəri]
n
(= question) → question f
query about sth → question sur qch
(= question mark) → point m d'interrogation
vt
(= dispute) [decision, motives, claim] → mettre en doute; [bill, invoice] → émettre un doute sur
No one queried my decision → Personne n'a mis en doute ma décision.
(= ask) → demander
to query whether ... → demander si ...
to query why ... → demander pourquoi ...

query

n
(= question)Frage f; there was a note of query in his voiceseine Stimme hatte einen fragenden Unterton; that raises a query as to whether …das wirft die Frage auf, ob …; that raises a query about …das wirft die Frage (+gen)… auf
(Typ) → Fragezeichen nt
(Comput) → Abfrage f; query languageAbfragesprache f
vt
(= express doubt about)bezweifeln; statement, motivesinfrage or in Frage stellen; bill, item, invoicereklamieren; I’m not querying your right to do that but …ich bezweifle ja nicht, dass Sie dazu berechtigt sind, aber …; £500! I’d query that if I were you£ 500! da würde ich an Ihrer Stelle reklamieren; I query whether …ich bezweifle, ob …
(= check) to query something with somebodyetw mit jdm abklären
(with a question mark) → mit einem Fragezeichen versehen
(Comput) databaseabfragen

query

[ˈkwɪərɪ]
1. n (question) → domanda; (question mark) → punto interrogativo (fig) (doubt) → interrogativo, dubbio
2. vt
a. (ask) to query sb about sthrivolgere delle domande a qn riguardo a qc
b. (doubt) → mettere in dubbio; (disagree with, dispute) → sollevare (dei) dubbi su, contestare

query

(ˈkwiəri) plural ˈqueries noun
1. a question. In answer to your query about hotel reservations I am sorry to tell you that we have no vacancies.
2. a question mark. You have omitted the query.
verb
1. to question (a statement etc). I think the waiter has added up the bill wrongly – you should query it.
2. to ask. `What time does the train leave?' she queried.

query

سُؤَال, يَسْتَفْهِم dotaz, dotázat se forespørge, forespørgsel Frage, in Frage stellen αμφισβητώ, απορία consulta, cuestionar kysymys, tiedustella interrogation, questionner dovesti u pitanje, upit chiedere, richiesta 尋ねる, 疑問 의문, 질문하다 een vraag stellen, verzoek forespørsel, undersøke zakwestionować, zapytanie pergunta, questionar вопрос, спрашивать förfrågan, ifrågasätta คำถาม, ซักถาม sorgu, sorgulamak thắc mắc 疑问, 询问

query

n. pregunta; duda.
References in classic literature ?
Thorndike found him astute, sane; his queries intelligent, his comments just.
Phoebe went accordingly, but perplexed herself, meanwhile, with queries as to the purport of the scene which she had just witnessed, and also whether judges, clergymen, and other characters of that eminent stamp and respectability, could really, in any single instance, be otherwise than just and upright men.
There are people who seem to have no notion of sketching a character, or observing and describing salient points, either in persons or things: the good lady evidently belonged to this class; my queries puzzled, but did not draw her out.
If my long practice in cultivating the field of human sympathy had not accustomed me to private investigations into the affairs of other people, I might have found some of these queries rather difficult to deal with in the course of a week.
It was at this point in their history that Silas's cataleptic fit occurred during the prayer-meeting; and amidst the various queries and expressions of interest addressed to him by his fellow-members, William's suggestion alone jarred with the general sympathy towards a brother thus singled out for special dealings.
When I had put an end to these long discources, his majesty, in a sixth audience, consulting his notes, proposed many doubts, queries, and objections, upon every article.
The following was one of the queries put to Hubbard by the overburdened Sanders:
So eager were they to obtain information on this point, that they still continued to propound their queries long after we had shown that we were utterly unable to answer them.
I then questioned the Mummy about burning-glasses and lenses, and, in general, about the manufacture of glass; but I had not made an end of my queries before the silent member again touched me quietly on the elbow, and begged me for God's sake to take a peep at Diodorus Siculus.
The daughter of Matai Shang is not accustomed to having her queries remain unanswered," she said.
D'Artagnan, pushing on Porthos, who scattered the groups of people right and left, succeeded in gaining the counter, behind which the journeyman tailors were doing their best to answer queries.
The whites tried in vain to elicit an explanation from Tarzan; but to all their queries he but shook his head, a grim and knowing smile curving his lips.