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call into question

Definition of call into question

  1. :  to make people doubt something <His report calls into question the earlier reports we had.> <This news calls her loyalty into question.> <The results of the study have been called into question.>



Word by Word Definitions

callplay
  1. :  to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance :  shout

    :  to make a request or demand

    :  to utter a characteristic note or cry

  1. :  an act of calling with the voice :  shout

    :  an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it

    :  an instrument used for calling

questionplay
  1. :  an interrogative expression often used to test knowledge

    :  an interrogative sentence or clause

    :  a subject or aspect in dispute or open for discussion :  issue

  1. :  to ask a question of or about

    :  to interrogate intensively :  cross-examine

    :  doubt, dispute


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