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Ask for information from someone,
  1. Ask for information from someone
    • - “How well do you know Berlin?” he inquired of Hencke
    • - I inquired where he lived
    • - he inquired about cottages for sale
  2. Ask about the health and well-being of (someone)
    • - Annie inquired after her parents
  3. Ask to see or speak to (someone)
    • - that was Mr. Paul inquiring for you—I told him he couldn't come in
  4. Investigate; look into
    • - the task of political sociology is to inquire into the causes of political events

  1. ask: inquire about; "I asked about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times"
  2. wonder: have a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church"
  3. investigate: conduct an inquiry or investigation of; "The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities"; "inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady"
  4. (inquiring) questioning: a request for information
  5. (inquiring) given to inquiry; "an inquiring mind"
  6. (inquiry) a search for knowledge; "their pottery deserves more research than it has received"
  7. An inquiry is any process that has the aim of augmenting knowledge, resolving doubt, or solving a problem. A theory of inquiry is an account of the various types of inquiry and a treatment of the ways that each type of inquiry achieves its aim.
  8. (Inquiry (journal)) Inquiry is a peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to public policy issues, innovative concepts, and original research in healthcare provision published quarterly.
  9. (Inquiry (TV series)) Inquiry is a Canadian current affairs television series which aired on CBC Television from 1960 to 1964.
  10. (The Inquiry) The Inquiry was a study group established in 1917 by Woodrow Wilson to prepare materials for the peace negotiations following World War I. ...
  11. (The Inquiry (film)) L'inchiesta (AKA: The Inquiry) is a 2006 historical drama film set in AD 35 in the Roman Empire. ...
  12. To ask (about something); To make an inquiry or an investigation
  13. (inquired) One party called another to ask about something or express interest.  The party receiving the inquiry may have zero interest.
  14. (Inquiring) focuses on the 'seven inquiries': chills and fever; perspiration; appetite, thirst and taste; defecation and urination; pain; sleep; and menses and leukorrhea.
  15. (INQUIRY) Stewards may conduct an inquiry as a result of any incident which may have occurred during a race, to determine whether or not certain drivers and/or horses were responsible for the incident and whether they should receive due punishment. ...
  16. (Inquiry) (sometimes known as a Public Local Inquiry) A public examination of certain development plans and planning applications, by an Independent Planning Inspector, who will then issue a report of recommendations into the matters discussed.
  17. Inquiry is a broad category of usability evaluation methods. It is part one of the “Usability Evaluation Toolbox”. ...
  18. (Inquiry) Official investigation of rule infractions.
  19. (inquiry) A process in which students investigate a problem, devise and work through a plan to solve the problem, and propose a solution to the problem.
  20. a stewards inquiry is an investigation undertaken by the race officials to determine whether any rules have been broken during the race
  21. (Inquiry) The telephone response generated by a DRTV commercial which does not result in an order.
  22. (Inquiry) Request for information from a prospective customer.
  23. (inquiry) An investigation with specific steps that helps you find and understand information.
  24. (Inquiry) Every time a lender requests a credit report, a notation is made on the consumer's record describing the lender, type of request, and date. The request is called an inquiry and is used to monitor consumer requests for credit. Different requests result in different inquiry types. ...
  25. (Inquiry) Reviewing the race to check into a possible infraction of the rules. Also, a sign flashed by officials on tote board on such occasions.