Que"ry (?), n.; pl. Queries (#). [L. quaere, imperative sing. of quaerere, quaesitum to seek or search for, to ask, inquire. Cf. Acquire, Conquer, Exquisite, Quest, Require.]

1.

A question; an inquiry to be answered or solved.

I shall conclude with proposing only some queries, in order to a . . . search to be made by others. Sir I. Newton.

2.

A question in the mind; a doubt; as, I have a query about his sincerity.

3.

An interrogation point [?] as the sign of a question or a doubt.

 

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Que"ry, v. i.

1.

To ask questions; to make inquiry.

Each prompt to query, answer, and debate. Pope.

2.

To have a doubt; as, I query if he is right.

 

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Que"ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Queried (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Querying.]

1.

To put questions about; to elicit by questioning; to inquire into; as, to query the items or the amount; to query the motive or the fact.

2.

To address questions to; to examine by questions.

3.

To doubt of; to regard with incredulity.

4.

To write " query" (qu., qy., or ?) against, as a doubtful spelling, or sense, in a proof. See Quaere.

 

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