Definition of Inquiring

1. Noun. A request for information.

Exact synonyms: Questioning
Generic synonyms: Asking, Request
Specialized synonyms: Challenge, Enquiry, Inquiry, Interrogation, Query, Question, Examination, Interrogation, Interrogatory
Derivative terms: Inquire, Inquire, Question, Question



2. Adjective. Given to inquiry. "An inquiring mind"

Definition of Inquiring

1. a. Given to inquiry; disposed to investigate causes; curious; as, an inquiring mind.

Definition of Inquiring

1. Verb. (present participle of inquire) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inquiring

1. inquire [v] - See also: inquire

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inquiring

inquilines
inquinate
inquination
inquinations
inquirable
inquirance
inquire
inquire after
inquire of
inquired
inquirent
inquirer
inquirers
inquires
inquiries
inquiring
inquiringly
inquiry
inquiry agent
inquisible
inquisition
inquisition post mortem
inquisitional
inquisitionary
inquisitioned
inquisitioning
inquisitions
inquisitive
inquisitively
inquisitiveness

Literary usage of Inquiring

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1. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1909)
"cussion, they would declare that some of them are seen to be worthless, and the majority utterly depraved; thereupon we, inquiring into the cause of that ..."

2. Movements of Religious Thought in Britain During the Nineteenth Century by John Tulloch (1885)
"The Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit were not published till six years after his ... The Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit were of course merely one ..."

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