Synonyms of inquiring


1. questioning, inquiring, request, asking

usage: a request for information


1. ask, inquire, enquire, communicate, intercommunicate

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

2. wonder, inquire, enquire, question, query

usage: have a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church"

3. investigate, inquire, enquire, probe, examine

usage: 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"


1. inquiring (vs. uninquiring), fact-finding, investigative, investigatory, inquisitive, inquisitorial, inquisitorial, inquisitory, probing, searching, curious

usage: given to inquiry; "an inquiring mind"

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Definition and meaning of inquiring (Dictionary)