Examples of inquiry in a Sentence
- Discovered when Galileo Galilei turned the first astronomical telescope to the heavens in 1610, the Jovian system has been a focus of scientific inquiry ever since. —Chad Galts, Brown Alumni Monthly, November 1996
- … his head was tilted at the precise angle of inquiry as to where he should put Muhlenberg's drink. —Theodore Sturgeon, E Pluribus Unicorn, (1953) 1965
- … distinguish between legitimate legislative inquiry into the acts of a man … and illegitimate inquiry into opinions … —Norman Thomas, New Republic, 28 Feb. 1955
She refused to answer inquiries from the media about her marriage.
The board ordered an inquiry to determine whether the rules had been followed.
Further inquiry showed that he had visited the city twice before.
The police are pursuing a new line of inquiry.
Recent Examples of inquiry from the Web
The inquiry into the inmate’s death is ongoing, the Sheriff’s Office said.
Trump's spring inquiry about intervening in Arpaio's case is consistent with his attempt to interfere with the federal investigation of Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser.
According to people familiar with Mueller’s inquiry, the search warrant argued that investigators did not trust the longtime political operative to turn over all relevant documents, despite a grand jury subpoena ordering him to do so.
Additional information and media inquiries can be made to this phone number.
But after Trump had signed on to play, there was radio silence from his lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, who is now under FBI investigation in connection to the Russia inquiry.
After the boy's mother made inquiries to the schools in April 2016, officials viewed recordings taken aboard showing that Jones had regularly hit the child.
The United Nations is holding a board of inquiry into the murder of the two experts and its report is due by the end of July.
In general, the floral designer says about half of business inquiries come from Instagram alone.
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Synonymsdelving, disquisition, examen, examination, exploration, inquest, inquisition, investigation, probation, probe, probing, research, study
Related Wordsquest; 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
Near Antonymsanswer, reply, response
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legal Definition of inquiry
- such doubt as would cause a reasonable person to make an inquiry
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