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query

noun
que·​ry | \ ˈkwir-ē How to pronounce query (audio) , ˈkwer- How to pronounce query (audio) \
plural queries

Definition of query

 (Entry 1 of 2)

2 : a question in the mind : doubt

query

verb
queried; querying

Definition of query (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to ask questions of especially with a desire for authoritative information
2 : to ask questions about especially in order to resolve a doubt
3 : to put as a question
4 : to mark with a query

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Verb

querier noun

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Verb

ask, question, interrogate, query, inquire mean to address a person in order to gain information. ask implies no more than the putting of a question. ask for directions question usually suggests the asking of series of questions. questioned them about every detail of the trip interrogate suggests formal or official systematic questioning. the prosecutor interrogated the witness all day query implies a desire for authoritative information or confirmation. queried a librarian about the book inquire implies a searching for facts or for truth often specifically by asking questions. began to inquire of friends and teachers what career she should pursue

Examples of query in a Sentence

Noun I have a query about my order. The librarian responded to my query. Verb They conducted a survey in which several hundred people were queried about their dietary habits. it seems odd that someone would want two stoves, so you'd better query that order
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Recent Examples on the Web: Noun This gives automakers that did respond to our queries the confidence to sound a general all-clear, at least for now. Sebastian Blanco, Car and Driver, "Coronavirus Unlikely to Affect Car Supply for Buyers in U.S., for Now," 16 Feb. 2020 Are your queries nothing more than raw material to assemble into something else? Joanne Mcneil, Harper's magazine, "Search and Destroy," 20 Jan. 2020 Officials with Cupertino, California-based Apple didn’t immediately return queries seeking comment. Susan Decker, Fortune, "Apple Stole Tech for Watch, Health Monitoring Firms Claim in Patent Suit," 10 Jan. 2020 So the answer to my pressing query is a qualified yes. Marisa Cohen, Good Housekeeping, "Is Orange Juice Good for You? 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking OJ," 7 Jan. 2020 Backdoor searches are queries of massive databases of communications collected under Section 702. Marcy Wheeler, New Republic, "Congress’s Absurd Quest to Curb the Surveillance State," 9 Jan. 2018 The Census Bureau will ask questions ranging from how many people live in a household to queries about income, race and gender. Obed Manuel, Dallas News, "Five things to know about the 2020 census and how it impacts you," 1 Jan. 2020 Representatives of Apple, who don’t normally comment on litigation, didn’t immediately respond to a query about the suit. Susan Decker, Fortune, "Apple Sued by New York Doctor Over Watch’s Heart Technology," 27 Dec. 2019 The State Department had offered only a cryptic response to queries, defending the assistance but also calling for Lebanese authorities to implement economic reforms and rein in corruption. Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Chopra was queried on when the first Sikh emigrated to the United States. George Castle, chicagotribune.com, "Residents thirsty for answers ‘Coffee with Clergy’ provides about different faiths, cultures," 27 Sep. 2019 Every one of the 21 finalists for tenured positions whom UC Davis has investigated since the policy was implemented has come up clean (based on responses from 30 of the 31 institutions that the university queried). Jeffrey Mervis, Science | AAAS, "NSF unwittingly hired a professor guilty of bullying, highlighting the ‘pass the harasser’ problem," 18 Nov. 2019 Teresa, originally Gina’s star protégé, begins to query her mentor about the impending culture war. Nora Kenney, National Review, "Heroes of the Fourth Turning Is a Play about ‘Crunchy Conservatives’ and a Growing Populist Divide," 16 Nov. 2019 Once this network is up, the app connects to it automatically, queries the device, then sends the credentials to the local network. Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica, "Ring-a-ding: IoT doorbell exposed customer Wi-Fi passwords to eavesdroppers," 8 Nov. 2019 People familiar with the matter said Horowitz queried U.S. intelligence agencies to determine whether there was any truth to that claim, and found no evidence Mifsud was a U.S. asset. Matt Zapotosky And Devlin Barrett, courant.com, "Barr’s prosecutor tells inspector general he can’t back right-wing theory that Russia case was U.S. intelligence setup," 4 Dec. 2019 The fictional country was removed from the list after NBC queried the addition. Rachael Bunyan, Time, "U.S. Government Lists Fictional Nation From Marvel Movie Black Panther as Trade Partner in Bureaucratic Mishap," 19 Dec. 2019 In our case, each and every time the chip is queried, a different identification number is provided. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "5 Impressive Ways Criminals Use Wireless Signals to Steal Everything—Even Your Car," 27 Nov. 2019 When a chip is queried by the reader, the first thing that is provided is the chip’s serial number. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "5 Impressive Ways Criminals Use Wireless Signals to Steal Everything—Even Your Car," 27 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of query

Noun

1620, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1614, in the meaning defined at sense 3

History and Etymology for query

Noun

alteration of earlier quere, from Latin quaere, imperative of quaerere to ask

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The first known use of query was in 1614

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“Query.” waleadership.com Dictionary2020欧洲杯滚球, Merriam-Webster, http://waleadership.com/dictionary/query. Accessed 6 Mar. 2020.

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More Definitions for query

query

noun
How to pronounce query (audio) How to pronounce query (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of query

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a question or a request for information about something

query

verb

English Language Learners Definition of query (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly US : to ask (someone) a question
: to ask questions or express doubt about (something)
: to ask (a question)

query

noun
que·​ry | \ ˈkwir-ē How to pronounce query (audio) , ˈkwer-ē \
plural queries

Kids Definition of query

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: question entry 1 sense 1 My queries went unanswered.

query

verb
queried; querying

Kids Definition of query (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : to put as a question “Can I come?” she queried.
2 : to ask questions about especially in order to clear up a doubt They queried his decision.
3 : to ask questions of I'll query the professor.

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