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Definition of Question


  1. The act of asking; interrogation; inquiry; as, to examine by question and answer.
  2. Discussion; debate; hence, objection; dispute; doubt; as, the story is true beyond question; he obeyed without question.
  3. Examination with reference to a decisive result; investigation; specifically, a judicial or official investigation; also, examination under torture.
  4. That which is asked; inquiry; interrogatory; query.
  5. Hence, a subject of investigation, examination, or debate; theme of inquiry; matter to be inquired into; as, a delicate or doubtful question.
  6. Talk; conversation; speech; speech.
  7. To ask questions; to inquire.
  8. To argue; to converse; to dispute.
  9. To inquire of by asking questions; to examine by interrogatories; as, to question a witness.
  10. To doubt of; to be uncertain of; to query.
  11. To raise a question about; to call in question; to make objection to.
  12. To talk to; to converse with.

Question Quotations

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Bruce Lee

Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.
Willard Scott

When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is 'What does a woman want?'
Sigmund Freud

The common question that gets asked in business is, 'why?' That's a good question, but an equally valid question is, 'why not?'
Jeff Bezos
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Question Translations

question in Afrikaans is kwessie, navraag, vraag
question in Dutch is kwestie, vraag, navraag
question in French is questionnent, questionnons, contester, disputer
question in German is Fragen, ausfragen
question in Portuguese is pergunta
question in Spanish is pregunta, preguntar