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query

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of query

  1. 1 a feeling or attitude that one does not know the truth, truthfulness, or trustworthiness of someone or something <readers will likely have a query or two about some of the more remarkable episodes in the memoir> Synonyms distrust, distrustfulness, dubiety, dubitation [archaic], incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrust, mistrustfulness, doubt, reservation, skepticism, suspicion, uncertaintyRelated Words disbelief, incredulity, unbelief; anxiety, concern, paranoia, wariness; compunction, niggle [chiefly British], qualm, scruple, tremorNear Antonyms credence, faithAntonyms assurance, belief, certainty, certitude, confidence, conviction, sureness, surety, trust

  2. 2 an act or instance of asking for information <please respond to my query at your earliest convenience> Synonyms call, inquiry, question, requestRelated Words interrogatory; poll, questionnaire, survey; inquisition, interrogating, interrogation, questioning; examination, exploration, inquest, investigation, probe, probing, research, studyNear Antonyms answer, reply, response




query

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of query

  1. 1 to demand proof of the truth or rightness of <it seems odd that someone would want two stoves, so you'd better query that order> Synonyms contest, dispute, impeach, oppugn, challenge, questionRelated Words doubt, mistrust; kick (about), object (to), protest; combat, fight, oppose, resistNear Antonyms back, defend, support; advocate, champion, promote; abide, endure, stomach, tolerateAntonyms accept, believe, embrace, swallow

  2. 2 to put a question or questions to <queried the professor about the assignment> Synonyms catechize, grill, inquire (of), interrogate, ask, question, quizRelated Words besiege, bombard, cross-examine, cross-question, examine, pump; poll, surveyNear Antonyms rejoin, retort; comment, observe, remark; avoid, duckAntonyms answer, reply, respond

  3. 3 to put a series of questions to <once the statement was given, the press secretary allowed reporters to query the President> Synonyms catechize, grill, interrogate, pump, examine, question, quiz, sweat [slang]Related Words debrief; cross-examine, cross-question; annoy, harass, hound, pester; canvass (also canvas), poll





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