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Definition of query verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    query

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈkwɪri//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkwɛri//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they query
     
    he / she / it queries
     
    past simple queried
     
    -ing form querying
     
     
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  1. 1 query something query what, whether, etc… to express doubt about whether something is correct or not We queried the bill because it seemed much too high. I'm not in a position to query their decision.
  2. 2 + speech to ask a question “Who will be leading the team?” queried Steve.
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