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Synonyms for enquire
ɛnˈkwaɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ask, inquire, enquire(verb)

    inquire about

    "I asked about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times"

    Synonyms:
    postulate, need, require, expect, demand, inquire, ask, take, investigate, wonder, involve, call for, necessitate

  2. investigate, inquire, enquire(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    inquire, ask, investigate, look into, wonder

  3. wonder, inquire, enquire(verb)

    have a wish or desire to know something

    "He wondered who had built this beautiful church"

    Synonyms:
    inquire, wonder, ask, marvel, investigate, question

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. enquire(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Written also and usually Inquire.] ask about

  2. enquire(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    ask, question, seek information (by questioning), make inquiry

  3. enquire(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    make investigation, make examination

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    inquire, ask

How to pronounce enquire?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say enquire in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#183need
#246take
#592question
#749ask
#1539require
#1829demand
#2323expect
#3339wonder
#5419involve
#6166investigate
#8951inquire
#9136marvel
#14848enquire
#39203necessitate
#48394postulate

How to use enquire in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Fuller:

    Enquire not what boils in another's pot.

  2. Jennifer Roberts:

    I would certainly recommend doctors to enquire if their patient’s partner ought to be quitting smoking, getting more active, or losing some weight, and if so talk to the patient about whether the two of them might take the change up together.

  3. Ali Mottahari:

    The only work of the Assembly of Experts should not be to elect the Leader, god willing, the leader of the revolution will be alive for many years. But they need to do their own work, to enquire and probe and inspect.


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