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Entry Word: question
Function: noun
Text: 1 an interrogative expression often used to test knowledge <because I have missed so many classes, I had a hard time answering every question on today's surprise quiz>
Synonyms problem
Related Words brainteaser, conundrum, poser, puzzle, quiz, riddle, stickler, stumper
Near Antonyms answer, response, solution
2 an act or instance of asking for information <after reading the brief statement to the reporters, the lawyer ended the press conference by saying, "No more questions, please"> <the dozens of questions researched by the reference librarians>
Synonyms call, inquiry, request, query
Related Words questionnaire, survey; inquisition, interrogating, interrogation, questioning
3 a feeling or declaration of disapproval or dissent <that these measurements are accurate is beyond question> -- see OBJECTION
4 a major object of interest or concern (as in a discussion or artistic composition) <the question at hand is whether allowing students in the cafeteria during their free periods would be a good idea> -- see MATTER 1