What does "Question" mean?


(n.) Discussion; debate; hence, objection; dispute; doubt; as, the story is true beyond question; he obeyed without question (n.) Examination with reference to a decisive result; investigation; specifically, a judicial or official investigation; also, examination under torture (n.) Hence, a subject of investigation, examination, or debate; theme of inquiry; matter to be inquired into; as, a delicate or doubtful question (n.) Talk; conversation; speech; speech (n.) That which is asked; inquiry; interrogatory; query (n.) The act of asking; interrogation; inquiry; as, to examine by question and answer (n.) To argue; to converse; to dispute (n.) To ask questions; to inquire (v. t.) To doubt of; to be uncertain of; to query (v. t.) To inquire of by asking questions; to examine by interrogatories; as, to question a witness (v. t.) To raise a question about; to call in question; to make objection to (v. t.) To talk to; to converse with

Synonyms head, wonder, inquiry, query, doubt, motion, enquiry, interview, interrogate, interrogation, oppugn, interrogative, dubiousness, doubtfulness, interrogative sentence

Example: "The question of disease merits serious discussion" Example: "He was ready to pop the question" Example: "There was a question about my training" Example: "He asked a direct question" Example: "She called for the question" Example: "There is no question about the validity of the enterprise" Example: "We must question your judgment in this matter" Example: "The suspect was questioned by the police"

Word Family questionable, questionably, questioned, questioner, questioners, questioning, questioningly, questions, unquestionability, unquestionable, unquestionably, unquestioned, unquestioning, unquestioningly