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questioned

verb
past tense of question

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1 to demand proof of the truth or rightness of
  • the teenager openly questioned the authority of the town's police force to impose a curfew on residents under the age of 18

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3 to have no trust or confidence in
  • it was apparent that voters were questioning the President's ability to manage the economy

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4 to put a question or questions to
  • the press should be allowed to question public officials about any matter of general interest

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5 to put a series of questions to
  • the police questioned the suspect before deciding that there was insufficient evidence to hold him

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“Questioned.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/questioned. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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