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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Query  \Que"ry\,  n.;  pl  {Queries}.  [L.  quaere,  imperative  sing. 
  of  quaerere  quaesitum  to  seek  or  search  for  to  ask 
  inquire.  Cf  {Acquire},  {Conquer},  {Exquisite},  {Quest}, 
  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. 
  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 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Query  \Que"ry\,  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 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Query  \Que"ry\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Queried};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  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 
  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  {Qu[ae]re}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  an  instance  of  questioning;  "there  was  a  question  about  my 
  training";  "we  made  inquiries  of  all  those  who  were 
  present"  [syn:  {question},  {inquiry},  {enquiry}]  [ant:  {answer}] 
  v  :  pose  a  question  [syn:  {question}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  1.  information  science>  A  user's  (or  {agent}'s) 
  request  for  information,  generally  as  a  formal  request  to  a 
  {database}  or  {search  engine}. 
  {SQL}  is  the  most  common  {database  query  language}. 
  2.    {question  mark}. 

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