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interrogative


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interrogative  \In`ter*rog"a*tive\,  a.  [L.  interrogativus:  cf  F. 
  interrogatif.] 
  Denoting  a  question;  expressed  in  the  form  of  a  question;  as 
  an  interrogative  sentence;  an  interrogative  pronoun. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interrogative  \In`ter*rog"a*tive\,  n.  (Gram.) 
  A  word  used  in  asking  questions;  as  who?  which?  why? 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  interrogative 
  adj  1:  (grammar)  relating  to  verbs  in  the  so-called  interrogative 
  mood;  "not  all  questions  have  an  interrogative 
  construction" 
  2:  relating  to  the  use  of  or  having  the  nature  of  an 
  interrogation  [syn:  {interrogatory},  {asking(a)}]  [ant:  {declarative}, 
  {declarative}] 
  n  1:  a  sentence  of  inquiry  that  asks  for  a  reply;  "he  asked  a 
  direct  question";  "he  had  trouble  phrasing  his 
  interrogations"  [syn:  {question},  {interrogation},  {interrogative 
  sentence}] 
  2:  some  linguists  consider  interrogative  sentences  to 
  constitute  a  mood  [syn:  {interrogative  mood}] 




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