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Synonyms for (noun) question

Synonyms: question, dubiousness, doubt, doubtfulness Definition: uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something Usage: the dubiousness of his claim; there is no question about the validity of the enterprise

Similar words: uncertainness, uncertainty, precariousness Definition: being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance Usage: the uncertainty of the outcome; the precariousness of his income

Synonyms: question, head Definition: the subject matter at issue Usage: the question of disease merits serious discussion; under the head of minor Roman poets

Similar words: subject, topic, theme Definition: the subject matter of a conversation or discussion Usage: he didn't want to discuss that subject; it was a very sensitive topic; his letters were always on the theme of love

Synonyms: question Definition: an informal reference to a marriage proposal Usage: he was ready to pop the question

Similar words: proposal, proposal of marriage, marriage offer, marriage proposal Definition: an offer of marriage

Synonyms: question, motion Definition: a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote Usage: he made a motion to adjourn; she called for the question

Similar words: proposal Definition: something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)

Synonyms: query, question, enquiry, inquiry, interrogation Definition: an instance of questioning Usage: there was a question about my training; we made inquiries of all those who were present

Similar words: questioning, inquiring Definition: a request for information

Synonyms: question, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence Definition: a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply Usage: he asked a direct question; he had trouble phrasing his interrogations

Similar words: sentence Definition: a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language Usage: he always spoke in grammatical sentences

Synonyms for (verb) question

Synonyms: query, question Definition: pose a question

Similar words: ask Definition: address a question to and expect an answer from Usage: Ask your teacher about trigonometry; The children asked me about their dead grandmother

Synonyms: question, interrogate Definition: pose a series of questions to Usage: The suspect was questioned by the police; We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion

Similar words: ask Definition: address a question to and expect an answer from Usage: Ask your teacher about trigonometry; The children asked me about their dead grandmother

Synonyms: interview, question Definition: conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting

Similar words: discourse, converse Definition: carry on a conversation

Synonyms: call into question, question, oppugn Definition: challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of Usage: We must question your judgment in this matter

Similar words: challenge Definition: issue a challenge to Usage: Fischer challenged Spassky to a match

Synonyms: question, wonder Definition: place in doubt or express doubtful speculation Usage: I wonder whether this was the right thing to do; she wondered whether it would snow tonight

Similar words: chew over, reflect, ponder, think over, speculate, ruminate, mull, mull over, muse, excogitate, contemplate, meditate Definition: reflect deeply on a subject Usage: 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