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inquire

in·quire

inquire

 
pronunciation:
ihn kwaIr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: inquired, inquires, inquiring
definition: to try to find out by asking.
My boss inquired about my absence from work.
 
synonyms:
ask
similar words:
question
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The word inquire contains the following part:
quer, ques, quir, quis, quest Latin root that means ask, seek