English

Detailed Synonyms for questioning in English

questioning:

questioning adj

  1. questioning
  2. questioning
  3. questioning
  4. questioning
    – showing curiosity 1
    inquisitive; questioning; speculative; wondering
    – showing curiosity 1
  5. questioning
    – perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know) 1
    questioning; quizzical
    – perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know) 1
  6. questioning
    – marked by or given to doubt 1
    sceptical; questioning; doubting; skeptical
    – marked by or given to doubt 1

questioning [the ~] noun

  1. the questioning
    the interrogation; the hearing; the questioning; the trial; the examination
  2. the questioning
    – a request for information 1
    the inquiring; the questioning
    – a request for information 1

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Related Definitions for "questioning":

  1. showing curiosity1
  2. perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know)1
  3. marked by or given to doubt1
  4. a request for information1

question:

question [the ~] noun

  1. the question
    the question; the interpellation; the request; the definition of a problem; the problem
  2. the question
    the issue; the case; the question
  3. the question
    the assignment; the problematical case; the summary; the statement; the question; the task; the problem; the problems
  4. the question
    the matter; the case; the question; the problem
  5. the question
    the issue; the point of discussion; the question
  6. the question
    – uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something 1
    the doubt; the question; the doubtfulness; the dubiousness
    – uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something 1
    • doubt [the ~] noun
    • question [the ~] noun
      • there is no question about the validity of the enterprise1
    • doubtfulness [the ~] noun
    • dubiousness [the ~] noun
      • the dubiousness of his claim1
  7. the question
    – the subject matter at issue 1
    the head; the question
    – the subject matter at issue 1
    • head [the ~] noun
      • under the head of minor Roman poets1
    • question [the ~] noun
      • the question of disease merits serious discussion1
  8. the question
    – an informal reference to a marriage proposal 1
    the question
    – an informal reference to a marriage proposal 1
    • question [the ~] noun
      • he was ready to pop the question1
  9. the question
    – a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote 1
    the motion; the question
    – a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote 1
    • motion [the ~] noun
      • he made a motion to adjourn1
    • question [the ~] noun
      • she called for the question1
  10. the question
    – an instance of questioning 1
    the inquiry; the query; the question; the interrogation; the enquiry
    – an instance of questioning 1
    • inquiry [the ~] noun
      • we made inquiries of all those who were present1
    • query [the ~] noun
    • question [the ~] noun
      • there was a question about my training1
    • interrogation [the ~] noun
    • enquiry [the ~] noun
  11. the question
    – a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply 1
    the question; the interrogation; the interrogative; the interrogative sentence
    – a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply 1
  12. the question
    – A question, usually from a drop-down list, that users can use to confirm their identity and reset their password in case they have forgotten it. 2
    the question
    – A question, usually from a drop-down list, that users can use to confirm their identity and reset their password in case they have forgotten it. 2

to question verb (questions, questioned, questioning)

  1. to question
    to interrogate; to interpellate; to question; to hear; to subsidize; to grant; to subsidise
    • interrogate verb (interrogates, interrogated, interrogating)
    • interpellate verb (interpellates, interpellated, interpellating)
    • question verb (questions, questioned, questioning)
    • hear verb (hears, heard, hearing)
    • subsidize verb, American (subsidizes, subsidized, subsidizing)
    • grant verb (grants, granted, granting)
    • subsidise verb, British
  2. to question
    to interrogate; to question
    • interrogate verb (interrogates, interrogated, interrogating)
    • question verb (questions, questioned, questioning)
  3. to question
    to hesitate; be indecised; to procrastinate; to question; to waver; to tarry; to vacillate; to put off
    • hesitate verb (hesitates, hesitated, hesitating)
    • procrastinate verb (procrastinates, procrastinated, procrastinating)
    • question verb (questions, questioned, questioning)
    • waver verb (wavers, wavered, wavering)
    • tarry verb (tarries, tarried, tarrying)
    • vacillate verb (vacillates, vacillated, vacillating)
    • put off verb (puts off, put off, putting off)
  4. to question
    to dispute; to challenge; to contest; to question
    • dispute verb (disputes, disputed, disputing)
    • challenge verb (challenges, challenged, challenging)
    • contest verb (contests, contested, contesting)
    • question verb (questions, questioned, questioning)
  5. to question
    to interpellate; to question
    • interpellate verb (interpellates, interpellated, interpellating)
    • question verb (questions, questioned, questioning)
  6. to question
    – pose a question 1
    to query; to question
    – pose a question 1
    • query verb (queries, queried, querying)
    • question verb (questions, questioned, questioning)
  7. to question
    – pose a series of questions to 1
    to question; to interrogate
    – pose a series of questions to 1
    • question verb (questions, questioned, questioning)
      • The suspect was questioned by the police1
      • We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion1
    • interrogate verb (interrogates, interrogated, interrogating)
  8. to question
    – conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting 1
    to question; to interview
    – conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting 1
    • question verb (questions, questioned, questioning)
    • interview verb (interviews, interviewed, interviewing)
  9. to question
    – challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of 1
    to question; oppugn; call into question
    – challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of 1
  10. to question
    – place in doubt or express doubtful speculation 1
    to wonder; to question
    – place in doubt or express doubtful speculation 1
    • wonder verb (wonders, wondered, wondering)
      • I wonder whether this was the right thing to do1
      • she wondered whether it would snow tonight1
    • question verb (questions, questioned, questioning)

Conjugations for question:

present
  1. question
  2. question
  3. questions
  4. question
  5. question
  6. question
simple past
  1. questioned
  2. questioned
  3. questioned
  4. questioned
  5. questioned
  6. questioned
present perfect
  1. have questioned
  2. have questioned
  3. has questioned
  4. have questioned
  5. have questioned
  6. have questioned
past continuous
  1. was questioning
  2. were questioning
  3. was questioning
  4. were questioning
  5. were questioning
  6. were questioning
future
  1. shall question
  2. will question
  3. will question
  4. shall question
  5. will question
  6. will question
continuous present
  1. am questioning
  2. are questioning
  3. is questioning
  4. are questioning
  5. are questioning
  6. are questioning
subjunctive
  1. be questioned
  2. be questioned
  3. be questioned
  4. be questioned
  5. be questioned
  6. be questioned
diverse
  1. question!
  2. let's question!
  3. questioned
  4. questioning
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

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Related Definitions for "question":

  1. uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something1
    • there is no question about the validity of the enterprise1
  2. the subject matter at issue1
    • the question of disease merits serious discussion1
  3. an informal reference to a marriage proposal1
    • he was ready to pop the question1
  4. a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote1
    • she called for the question1
  5. an instance of questioning1
    • there was a question about my training1
  6. a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply1
    • he asked a direct question1
  7. pose a question1
  8. pose a series of questions to1
    • The suspect was questioned by the police1
    • We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion1
  9. conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting1
  10. challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of1
    • We must question your judgment in this matter1
  11. place in doubt or express doubtful speculation1
  12. A question, usually from a drop-down list, that users can use to confirm their identity and reset their password in case they have forgotten it.2

Related Synonyms for questioning