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Definition of question verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    question

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈkwɛstʃən//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they question
     
    he / she / it questions
     
    past simple questioned
     
    -ing form questioning
     
     
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  1. 1 question somebody (about/on something) + speech to ask someone questions about something, especially officially She was arrested and questioned about the fire. The students were questioned on the books they had been studying. Over half of those questioned said they rarely got any exercise.
  2. 2to have or express doubts or suspicions about something question something I just accepted what he told me. I never thought to question it. No one has ever questioned her judgment. question whether, what, etc… He questioned whether the accident was solely the truck driver's fault.
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