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Definition of question verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they question
    he / she / it questions
    past simple questioned
    -ing form questioning
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  1. 1question 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.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: question