enquire vs inquire : Common Errors in English

About enquire vs inquire

These are alternative spellings of the same word. “Enquire” is perhapsslightly more common in the UK, but either is acceptable in the US.

enquire Meaning(s)

  • (v) inquire about
  • (v) conduct an inquiry or investigation of
  • (v) have a wish or desire to know something

inquire Meaning(s)

  • (v) inquire about
  • (v) have a wish or desire to know something
  • (v) conduct an inquiry or investigation of

enquire in News

inquire in News

  1. Researchers test unmanned aircraft for on-farm uses

    Source: Steve Adler When farmers approach University of California, Davis, agricultural engineering professor Ken Giles to inquire about an experimental, remote-controlled helicopter being studied as a potential applicator for agricultural chemicals, they only ask two things: How well does it work and how much does it cost?
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Dairy Herd

  2. City projects at a halt

    Blog: Your Five Minutes Are Up City projects at a halt Register Jun 11, 2013 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "417992" }); document.write(' '); My topic this week is about city projects moving at a snail’s pace. The city projects are moving so slowly that I have to wonder if the projects have come to a complete halt. Commissioners very seldom inquire about how the ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Sandusky Register

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