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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • inquire — [in kwīr′] vi. inquired, inquiring [ME enqueren < OFr enquerre < VL * inquaerere, for L inquirere < in , into + quaerere, to seek] 1. to seek information; ask a question or questions 2. to carry out an examination or investigation:… …   English World dictionary

  • Inquire — In*quire , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Inquired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inquiring}.] [OE. enqueren, inqueren, OF. enquerre, F. enqu[ e]rir, L. inquirere, inquisitum; pref. in in + quarere to seek. See {Quest} a seeking, and cf. {Inquiry}.] [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inquire — in‧quire [ɪnˈkwaɪə ǁ ˈkwaɪr] also enquire verb [intransitive] 1. to ask someone for information: inquire about • Hundreds of prospective buyers have inquired about the auction. inquire whether/​ when/​why etc …   Financial and business terms

  • inquire — in|quire enquire [ınˈkwaıə US ˈkwaır] v [I and T] formal [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: enquerre, from Latin inquirere, from quaerere to look for ] to ask someone for information ▪ Why are you doing that? the boy inquired. inquire about… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inquire — 01. The new boss [inquired] why I was late so often, and I explained that I am a single mom, and sometimes have to look after my kids in the morning. 02. Someone phoned today to [inquire] about our car for sale. 03. The businessman stopped at the …   Grammatical examples in English

  • inquire — [[t]ɪnkwa͟ɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] inquires, inquiring, inquired also enquire 1) VERB If you inquire about something, you ask for information about it. [FORMAL] [V with quote] Is something wrong? he enquired... [V of n with …   English dictionary

  • inquire */ — UK [ɪnˈkwaɪə(r)] / US [ɪnˈkwaɪr] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms inquire : present tense I/you/we/they inquire he/she/it inquires present participle inquiring past tense inquired past participle inquired to ask someone for information… …   English dictionary

  • inquire — especially BrE enquire verb (I, T) verb (I, T) 1 to ask someone for information: “Are you getting married?” the television interviewer inquired. (+ about): I am writing to inquire about your advertisement in The Times. | inquire whether/why/how… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • inquire - enquire — If you inquire or enquire about something, you ask for information about it. There is no difference in meaning between these words. Inquire is more common, especially in American English. We inquired about the precise circumstances surrounding… …   Useful english dictionary

  • inquire — inquirable, adj. inquirer, n. /in kwuyeur /, v., inquired, inquiring. v.i. 1. to seek information by questioning; ask: to inquire about a person. 2. to make investigation (usually fol. by into): to inquire into the incident. v.t. 3. to seek to… …   Universalium


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