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 ?
"What do you think of that interrogator?" asked Aramis.
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:
This other Musketeer formed a perfect contrast to his interrogator, who had just designated him by the name of Aramis.
Did the young man recognize that face by the light of the lantern in his tilbury, or was he merely struck with the horrible appearance of his interrogator? We cannot say; but only relate the fact that he shuddered and stepped back suddenly.
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:
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.
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. Instead, however, of braving the resentment of his father, of whose fierce nature, when aroused, he had had too frequent evidence to excite it wantonly, he turned upon the cowering person of Abiram, observing with a sneer--
'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.
"Do you say your prayers night and morning?" continued my interrogator.
I assure you these interrogations are sometimes more embarrassing for the interrogator than for the interrogated.
The same interrogator told Tamimi that he would arrest her relatives and interrogate them if she did not respond to his questioning.
Deyab said she was verbally assaulted by the Israeli interrogator, who she said threatened to charge her of posing a security threat to the state of Israel.