Antonyms of noun question

1 of 6 senses of question

Sense 1
question, inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogation -- (an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present")
       Antonym of answer (Sense 3)
      => answer -- (the speech act of replying to a question)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun question

6 senses of question

Sense 1
question, inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogation -- (an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present")
       => questioning, inquiring -- (a request for information)

Sense 2
question, head -- (the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets")
       => subject, topic, theme -- (the subject matter of a conversation or discussion; "he didn't want to discuss that subject"; "it was a very sensitive topic"; "his letters were always on the theme of love")

Sense 3
question, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence -- (a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations")
       => sentence -- (a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences")

Sense 4
doubt, dubiousness, doubtfulness, question -- (uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something; "the dubiousness of his claim"; "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise")
       => uncertainty, uncertainness, precariousness -- (being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance; "the uncertainty of the outcome"; "the precariousness of his income")

Sense 5
motion, question -- (a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote; "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question")
       => proposal -- (something proposed (such as a plan or assumption))

Sense 6
question -- (an informal reference to a marriage proposal; "he was ready to pop the question")
       => marriage proposal, proposal of marriage, marriage offer, proposal -- (an offer of marriage)

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

5 senses of question

Sense 1
question, oppugn, call into question -- (challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of; "We must question your judgment in this matter")
       => challenge -- (issue a challenge to; "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match")

Sense 2
interrogate, question -- (pose a series of questions to; "The suspect was questioned by the police"; "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion")
       => ask -- (address a question to and expect an answer from; "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother")

Sense 3
question, query -- (pose a question)
       => ask -- (address a question to and expect an answer from; "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother")

Sense 4
interview, question -- (conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting)
       => converse, discourse -- (carry on a conversation)

Sense 5
wonder, question -- (place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight")
       => chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate -- (reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate")

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