interrogative definition

  • adjective:
    • Asking a question or becoming for the nature of a question: an interrogative raising for the eyebrows.
    • Of, concerning, or being an element or building used to ask a question: an interrogative adverb; an interrogative particle.
    • Asking or denoting a question; pertaining to query; questioning: since, an interrogative expression, pronoun, or point; an interrogative look or tone of voice.
    • Denoting a question; expressed by means of a question
    • concerning the using or getting the nature of an interrogation
    • associated with verbs in alleged interrogative feeling
  • noun:
    • A word or kind used to ask a concern.
    • A sentence or a manifestation that asks a concern.
    • A word (pronoun, pronominal adjective, or adverb) implying interrogation, or employed for asking a concern: why, whom, when, etc.
    • a concern; an interrogation.
    • A word used in asking concerns; because, which? which? the reason why?
    • In sentence structure, a word (pronoun, pronominal adjective, or adverb) implying interrogation, or employed for asking a concern: as, which? just what? which? why?
    • a concern; an interrogation.
    • some linguists consider interrogative sentences to represent a mood
    • a sentence of query that wants an answer
  • others:
    • Asking or denoting a concern; with respect to query; questioning: because, an interrogative expression, pronoun, or point; an interrogative look or tone of voice.

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