inquire of

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of inquire of

formal
:to ask (someone) a question
  • The police inquired of his neighbors if they knew where he was.

Word by Word Definitions

inquire play
  1. : to ask about

  2. : to search into : investigate

  3. : to put a question : seek for information by questioning


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