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questions

noun
plural of question

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1 an interrogative expression often used to test knowledge
  • because I have missed so many classes, I had a hard time answering every question on today's surprise quiz

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2 an act or instance of asking for information
  • after reading the brief statement to the reporters, the lawyer ended the press conference by saying, "No more questions, please"
  • the dozens of questions researched by the reference librarians

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4 a major object of interest or concern (as in a discussion or artistic composition)
  • it's a question of personal responsibility

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questions

verb
present tense third-person singular 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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“Questions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/questions. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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