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Interrogative

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Noun

1. interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence, question

a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

Example Sentences:
'he asked a direct question'
'he had trouble phrasing his interrogations'

2. interrogative, interrogative mood

some linguists consider interrogative sentences to constitute a mood

Adjective

3. interrogative

relating to verbs in the so-called interrogative mood

Example Sentences:
'not all questions have an interrogative construction'

4. interrogative, interrogatory

relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Interrogative

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adjective
1. 
asking or having the nature of a question
2. 
denoting a form or construction used in asking a question
3. 
denoting or belonging to a class of words, such as which and whom, that are determiners, adjectives, or pronouns and serve to question which individual referent or referents are intended
Compare demonstrative, relative
noun
4. 
an interrogative word, phrase, sentence, or construction
5. 
a question mark

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Interrogative

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adjective
1. 
asking, or having the form of, a question
2. 
used in a question
noun
3. 
an interrogative word or expression (Ex.: what? where?)

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Interrogative

see synonyms of interrogative
adj.
1. Asking a question or being of the nature of a question: an interrogative raising of the eyebrows.
2. Of, relating to, or being an element or construction used to ask a question: an interrogative adverb; an interrogative particle.
n.
1. A word or form used to ask a question.
2. A sentence or an expression that asks a question.

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