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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To ask. Also: to look into to find out.

Usage examples (33)
  • My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate - that's my philosophy.
  • If you doubt my word inquire of Mr Sidney or Lady Mary. '
  • "Of what would my sweet cousin inquire?" asked Murray, partaking her agitation.
  • "My dear sir – you are the most extraordinary – may I again inquire your reasons?" for more
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