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inquiry

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of inquiry

  1. 1 a systematic search for the truth or facts about something <an inquiry into the origins of the universe> Synonyms delving, disquisition, examen, examination, exploration, inquest, inquisition, investigation, probation, probe, probing, research, study Related Words quest; audit, check; checkup, diagnosis, inspection; hearing, interrogation, trial; feeler, query, question; poll, questionary, questionnaire, survey; challenge, cross-examination, going-over, grilling, quiz; rehearing, reinvestigation; self-examination, self-exploration, self-questioning, self-reflection, self-scrutiny, soul-searching

  2. 2 an act or instance of asking for information <one student made a hesitant inquiry about the assignment> Synonyms call, question, query, requestRelated Words interrogatory; poll, questionnaire, survey; inquisition, interrogating, interrogation, questioning; examination, exploration, inquest, investigation, probe, probing, research, studyNear Antonyms answer, reply, response




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