inquiring

Definitions of inquiring
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adj given to inquiry

“an inquiring mind”
Synonyms:
curious
eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
fact-finding, investigative, investigatory
designed to find information or ascertain facts
inquisitive
inquiring or appearing to inquire
inquisitorial
having the authority to conduct official investigations
inquisitorial
marked by inquisitive interest; especially suggestive of an ecclesiastical inquisitor
inquisitory, probing, searching
diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation
Antonyms:
uninquiring, uninquisitive
not inquiring

n a request for information

Synonyms:
questioning
Types:
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challenge
questioning a statement and demanding an explanation
enquiry, inquiry, interrogation, query, question
an instance of questioning
examination, interrogation, interrogatory
formal systematic questioning
catechism
a series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views
deposition
(law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office
inquisition
a severe interrogation (often violating the rights or privacy of individuals)
third degree
interrogation often accompanied by torture to extort information or a confession
cross-examination
(law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination
direct examination
(law) the initial questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness
redirect examination, reexamination
(law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
interview
the questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); often conducted by journalists
debriefing
report of a mission or task
Type of:
asking, request
the verbal act of requesting

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