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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

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

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

I think that probably the most important thing about our education was that it taught us to question even those things we thought we knew. To say you've got to inquire, you've got to be testing your knowledge all the time in order to be more effective in what you're doing.
Thabo Mbeki

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

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
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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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