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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 of query distrust, distrustfulness, dubiety, dubitation [archaic], incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrust, mistrustfulness, doubt, reservation, skepticism, suspicion, uncertaintyWords Related to query disbelief, incredulity, unbelief; anxiety, concern, paranoia, wariness; compunction, niggle [chiefly British], qualm, scruple, tremorNear Antonyms of query credence, faithAntonyms of query 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 of query call, inquiry, question, requestWords Related to query interrogatory; poll, questionnaire, survey; inquisition, interrogating, interrogation, questioning; examination, exploration, inquest, investigation, probe, probing, research, studyNear Antonyms of query 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 of query contest, dispute, impeach, oppugn, challenge, questionWords Related to query doubt, mistrust; kick (about), object (to), protest; combat, fight, oppose, resistNear Antonyms of query back, defend, support; advocate, champion, promote; abide, endure, stomach, tolerateAntonyms of query accept, believe, embrace, swallow

  2. 2 to put a question or questions to queried the professor about the assignment Synonyms of query catechize, grill, inquire (of), interrogate, ask, question, quizWords Related to query besiege, bombard, cross-examine, cross-question, examine, pump; poll, surveyNear Antonyms of query rejoin, retort; comment, observe, remark; avoid, duckAntonyms of query 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 of query catechize, grill, interrogate, pump, examine, question, quiz, sweat [slang]Words Related to query debrief; cross-examine, cross-question; annoy, harass, hound, pester; canvass (also canvas), poll

Synonym Discussion of query

ask, question, interrogate, query, inquire mean to address a person in order to gain information. ask implies no more than the putting of a question.
    • ask for directions
question usually suggests the asking of series of questions.
    • questioned them about every detail of the trip
interrogate suggests formal or official systematic questioning.
    • the prosecutor interrogated the witness all day
query implies a desire for authoritative information or confirmation.
    • queried a librarian about the book
inquire implies a searching for facts or for truth often specifically by asking questions.
    • began to inquire of friends and teachers what career she should pursue


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