inquire inquire  /ɪn ˈkwaɪr/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) inquire about
  2. (v) have a wish or desire to know something
  3. (v) conduct an inquiry or investigation of

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Usage(s):

  1. Concerned by Sylvia's absence from church, the pastor dropped in to inquire about her, was told by the woman that the girl was being kept home because she stole things.
  2. Concerned by Sylvia's absence from church, the pastor dropped in to inquire about her, was told by the woman that the girl was being kept home because she stole things.
  3. When he leads people to Christ, he says, he doesn't inquire deeply into their past; instead he focuses on their present beliefs.

News

  1. MPCHS announces middle school girls’ basketball camp, June 24-26

    A basketball camp for girls in fourth to eighth grades is scheduled for June 24-26 at Mt. Pleasant Middle School. The camp will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Campers will receive a t-shirt, and should bring basketball shoes and a water bottle. There is a fee to attend the camp, and all campers must have medical insurance. For more information about the camp, or to inquire about special ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Mt. Pleasant News

  2. Prairie State Park photo guide

    Visitors may call ahead to inquire as to whether a naturalist at Prairie State Park is available to provide an interpretive tour, or simply take along this photo guide.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Joplin Globe

  3. US unemployment benefit applications fall to 334,000

    AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes Job seekers Antoinette Zinnerman, 39, left, with her daughter, Kennesha, 19, middle, inquire for positions last week at the 12th annual Mission Career Fair in the skid row area of Los Angeles.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

Quotes

  1. "I heard all the rumors that were said coming out of Chicago," Benson said Wednesday in a conference call with Chicago media. "Even the Bengals told me, they would call and inquire about me and get nothing but negative things -- just that I...
    on Oct 21, 2009 By: Cedric Benson Source: ESPN

  2. "If they're going to do these things, they should inquire and take a discussion with managers and players before they come out with all this stuff and make an issue out of it," Ferguson said. "This should be discussed internally by clubs...
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: SI.com

  3. "I think they (Manchester City) have made a great signing," said Moratti. "But they should not inquire about Balotelli for January because we are not selling him."
    on Dec 21, 2009 By: Massimo Moratti Source: ESPN

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