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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

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?' - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question.
Thomas Jefferson

A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: 'Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?' We must always consider the person.
Pope Francis
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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
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