Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb inquire

3 senses of inquire

Sense 1
ask, inquire, enquire -- (inquire about; "I asked about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times")
       => communicate, intercommunicate -- (transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist")

Sense 2
wonder, inquire, enquire -- (have a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church")
       => question, query -- (pose a question)

Sense 3
investigate, inquire, enquire -- (conduct an inquiry or investigation of; "The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities"; "inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady")
       => probe, examine -- (question or examine thoroughly and closely)

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