Query

Definition of Query

Que´ry
n.1.A question; an inquiry to be answered or solved.
I shall conclude with proposing only some queries, in order to a . . . search to be made by others.
- Sir I. Newton.
2.A question in the mind; a doubt; as, I have a query about his sincerity.
3.An interrogation point [?] as the sign of a question or a doubt.
v. i.1.To ask questions; to make inquiry.
Each prompt to query, answer, and debate.
- Pope.
2.To have a doubt; as, I query if he is right.
v. t.1.To put questions about; to elicit by questioning; to inquire into; as, to query the items or the amount; to query the motive or the fact.
[imp. & p. p. Queried ; p. pr. & vb. n. Querying.]
2.To address questions to; to examine by questions.
3.To doubt of; to regard with incredulity.
4.To write " query" (qu., qy., or ?) against, as a doubtful spelling, or sense, in a proof. See Quære.

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