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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.


1. a person who queries
2. obsolete English a person who sweeps chimneys
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.querier - someone who asks a questionquerier - someone who asks a question    
cross-examiner, cross-questioner - someone who questions a witness carefully (especially about testimony given earlier)
examiner, quizzer, tester - someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
inquisitor, interrogator - a questioner who is excessively harsh
interviewer - a person who conducts an interview
headcounter, poll taker, pollster, canvasser - someone who conducts surveys of public opinion; "a pollster conducts public opinion polls"; "a headcounter counts heads"
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"


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