question

  1. the subject matter at issue
  2. a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
  3. uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something
  4. a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote
  5. an informal reference to a marriage proposal

Question

A question is a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or the request made using such an expression. The information requested may be provided in the form of an answer. Questions have developed a range of uses that go beyond the simple eliciting of information from another party. Rhetorical questions, for example, are used t...
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question

(from the article `applied logic`) Whether a given grouping of words is functioning as a question may hinge upon intonation, accentuation, or even context, rather than upon overt form: ... [3 related articles]
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[n] - a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply 2. [n] - an instance of questioning 3. [n] - an informal reference to a marriage proposal 4. [n] - the subject matter at issue 5. [v] - challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of 6. [v] - pose a question
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Question

• (n.) Hence, a subject of investigation, examination, or debate; theme of inquiry; matter to be inquired into; as, a delicate or doubtful question. • (n.) Discussion; debate; hence, objection; dispute; doubt; as, the story is true beyond question; he obeyed without question. • (v. t.) To raise a question about; to call in question; ...
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interrogative sentence noun a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; `he asked a direct question`; `he had trouble phrasing his interrogations`
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question

inquiry 1 enquiry noun an instance of questioning; `there was a question about my training`; `we made inquiries of all those who were present`
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Question

[short story] `Question` is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. The story first appeared in the March 1955 issue of Computers and Automation (thought to be the first computer magazine), and was reprinted in the April 30, 1957, issue of Science World. It is the first of a loosely connected series of stories concerning a fictional ...
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Question

Ques'tion intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Questioned ; present participle & verbal noun Questioning .] [ Confer French questionner . See Question , noun ] 1. To ask questions...
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Ques'tion noun [ French, from Latin quaestio , from quaerere , quaesitum , to seek for, ask, inquire. See Quest , noun ] 1. The act of asking; interrogation; inquiry; as, to examine by question and answer. 2. Discussion; deb...
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Ques'tion transitive verb 1. To inquire of by asking questions; to examine by interrogatories; as, to question a witness. 2. To doubt of; to be uncertain of; to query. « And most we question what we most desire.» Prior. 3. To raise a questi...
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Question

A means sometimes employed, in some countries, by means of torture, to compel supposed great criminals to disclose their accomplices, or to acknowledge their crimes. This torture is called question, because, as the unfortunate person accused is made to suffer pain, he is asked questions as to his supposed crime or accomplices. The same as torture.....
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question

question 1. A request for information or for a reply, which usually ends with a question mark, if written, or on a rising intonation, if spoken. 2. A doubt or uncertainty about someone or something. 3. A matter that is the subject of discussion, debate, or negotiation. 4. A problem to be discussed or solved in an examination.
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