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Pronunciation:  in'teru`geyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  pose a series of questions to; "The suspect was questioned by the police"; "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"
  2. [v]  transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication

INTERROGATE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: question
 See Also: air, ask, beam, broadcast, send, transmit



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In*ter"ro*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Interrogating}.] [L. interrogatus, p. p. of interrogare to
    ask; inter between + rogare to ask. See Rogation.]
    To question formally; to question; to examine by asking
    questions; as, to interrogate a witness.
          Wilt thou, uncalled, interrogate, Talker! the
          unreplying Fate?                         --Emerson.
    Syn: To question; ask. See {Question}.
  2. \In*ter"ro*gate\, v. i.
    To ask questions. --Bacon.
  3. \In*ter"ro*gate\, n.
    An interrogation; a question. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.
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