|1.||[ noun ] an instance of questioning|
|Synonyms:||inquiry query interrogation enquiry|
"there was a question about my training" "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
|Related terms:||answer questioning cross-question ask interrogate interview|
|2.||[ noun ] the subject matter at issue|
"the question of disease merits serious discussion" "under the head of minor Roman poets"
|Related terms:||subject problem question_of_law question_of_fact|
|3.||[ verb ] challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of|
"We must question your judgment in this matter"
|Related terms:||challenge suspect doubt|
|4.||[ verb ] pose a series of questions to|
"The suspect was questioned by the police" "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"
|Related terms:||ask interrogation|
|5.||[ noun ] (grammar,linguistics) a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply|
|Synonyms:||interrogative interrogation interrogative_sentence|
"he asked a direct question" "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"
|Related terms:||sentence yes-no_question cross-question leading_question interrogate|
|6.||[ noun ] uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something|
|Synonyms:||doubt doubtfulness dubiousness|
"the dubiousness of his claim" "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"
|Related terms:||uncertainty wonder|
|7.||[ verb ] pose a question|
|Related terms:||ask wonder examine interpellate check_out pump debrief questioning inquirer|
|8.||[ verb ] conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting|
|Related terms:||converse interviewer|
|9.||[ verb ] place in doubt or express doubtful speculation;|
"I wonder whether this was the right thing to do" "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"
|Related terms:||chew_over scruple doubt|
|10.||[ noun ] a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote|
"he made a motion to adjourn" "she called for the question"
|11.||[ noun ] an informal reference to a marriage proposal|
"he was ready to pop the question"