in|ter´ro|gat´ing|ly


in|ter´ro|gat´ing|ly
in|ter|ro|gate «ihn TEHR uh gayt», verb, -gat|ed, -gat|ing.
–v.t.
to ask questions of; examine or get information from by asking questions; question thoroughly: »

The principal interrogated the boy about the work he had done in his former school. The lawyer took a long time to interrogate the witness fully.

SYNONYM(S): See syn. under question. (Cf.question)
–v.i.
to ask a series of questions. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under question. (Cf.question)
[< Latin interrogāre (with English -ate1) < inter- between + rogāre ask]
in|ter´ro|gat´ing|ly, adverb.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • in|ter|ro|gate — «ihn TEHR uh gayt», verb, gat|ed, gat|ing. –v.t. to ask questions of; examine or get information from by asking questions; question thoroughly: »The principal interrogated the boy about the work he had done in his former school. The lawyer took a …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|in|ter|ro|gate — «REE ihn TEHR uh gayt», transitive verb, gat|ed, gat|ing. to interrogate again; question repeatedly: »For interrogated, say reinterrogated: for…he must always have been interrogated in the first instance (Jeremy Bentham) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • interrogate — in·ter·ro·gate /in ter ə ˌgāt/ vt gat·ed, gat·ing: to question formally and systematically; esp: to gather information from (a suspect) by means that are reasonably likely to elicit incriminating responses see also miranda rights ◇ Under Rhode… …   Law dictionary

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