browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
interrogation

more about interrogation

interrogation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interrogation  \In*ter`ro*ga"tion\,  n.  [L.  interrogatio:  cf  F. 
  interrogation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  interrogating  or  questioning;  examination  by 
  questions;  inquiry. 
 
  2.  A  question  put  an  inquiry. 
 
  3.  A  point,  mark,  or  sign,  thus  [?],  indicating  that  the 
  sentence  with  which  it  is  connected  is  a  question.  It  is 
  used  to  express  doubt,  or  to  mark  a  query.  Called  also 
  {interrogation  point}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  interrogation 
  n  1:  a  sentence  of  inquiry  that  asks  for  a  reply;  "he  asked  a 
  direct  question";  "he  had  trouble  phrasing  his 
  interrogations"  [syn:  {question},  {interrogative},  {interrogative 
  sentence}] 
  2:  formal  systematic  questioning  [syn:  {examination}] 




more about interrogation