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Definition of Inquire


  1. To ask a question; to seek for truth or information by putting queries.
  2. To seek to learn anything by recourse to the proper means of knoledge; to make examination.
  3. To ask about; to seek to know by asking; to make examination or inquiry respecting.
  4. To call or name.

Inquire Quotations

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.
Thornton Wilder

Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to inquire - in the midst of myriads of the living and the dead worlds, stars, systems, infinity, why should I be anxious about an atom?
Lord Byron

There is a limit to the application of democratic methods. You can inquire of all the passengers as to what type of car they like to ride in, but it is impossible to question them as to whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens.
Leon Trotsky

Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.

It is our task to inquire into the causes that have brought about the observed differentiation, and to investigate the sequence of events that have led to the establishment of the multifarious forms of human life.
Franz Boas
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Inquire Translations

inquire in German is erkundigen
inquire in Italian is informarsi
inquire in Latin is cognosco, percontor percunctor
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