the interrogative

Definition of the interrogative

grammar

  1. :  the form that a phrase or sentence has when it is asking a question “Is this sentence in the interrogative?” “Yes, it is.”

Word by Word Definitions

interrogativeplay
  1. :  used in a question

    :  having the form or force of a question

    :  inquisitive, questioning

  1. :  a word (such as who, what, which) or a particle (such as Latin -ne) used in asking questions

    :  question


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