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Antonyms for inquire

rejoin, respond, come back.

Quotes of inquire

  1. It must inquire not merely about the circumstances of the time in general, but in particular about the writer's position with regard to these things, the interests and motives, the leading ideas of his literary activity. – Ferdinand Christian Baur
  2. It is our task to inquire into the causes that have brought about the observed differentiation, and to investigate the sequence of events that have led to the establishment of the multifarious forms of human life. – Franz Boas
  3. Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to inquire in the midst of myriads of the living and the dead worlds, stars, systems, infinity, why should I be anxious about an atom? – George Byron
  4. I am no party man in this matter in any degree; and if I have any objection to the motion it is this, that whereas it is a motion to inquire into the manufacturing distress of the country, it should have been a motion to inquire into manufacturing and agricultural distress. – Richard Cobden
  5. Any idea can be brought into the classroom if the point is to inquire into its structure, history, influence and so forth. But no idea belongs in the classroom if the point of introducing it is to recruit your students for the political agenda it may be thought to imply. – Stanley Fish
  6. The People in this Town began to inquire my Business, and because I did not readily inform them, they began to suspect me, and said, that I was come to settle the Indian's Land and they knew I should never go Home again Safe. – Christopher Gist
  7. If you know how many acres you have sown of each kind of corn, inquire how much the acre the soil of that land takes for sowing, and count the number of quarters of seed, and you shall know the return of seed, and what ought to be over. – Robert Grosseteste
  8. The course hitherto pursued in musical aesthetics has nearly always been hampered by the false assumption that the object was not so much to inquire into what is beautiful in music as to describe the feelings which music awakens. – Eduard Hanslick
  9. Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth. – Horace
  10. People can get their news any way they want. What I love about what's happened is that there are so many different avenues, there are so many different outlets, so many different ways to debate and discuss and to inquire about any given news story. – Jim Lehrer
  11. My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate. – Thornton Wilder
  12. All that I say is, examine, inquire Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against. Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you. – Frances Wright

Usage examples for inquire

  1. Should Madame Piriac suggest going into the village to inquire well, Audrey would positively refuse to go into the village. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  2. What is in it I don't know, for she never seems to hear me when I inquire – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  3. I have been to inquire and there be those that say he is son to De Aldithely. – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  4. And by what right, may I inquire do you seek to come between my wife and me? – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  5. " But," smiling, " I needn't inquire – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  6. " I came also to inquire after Mrs. Montoyo," I carefully said. – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin
  7. Why it is so called no one knows and very few care to inquire – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  8. " Whose interest was it to inquire – The Maid of Maiden Lane by Amelia E. Barr
  9. 4. Inquire Wardrop's immediate past. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  10. Sophia did not trouble to inquire from them who they were. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  11. Mr. Flint will inquire you know." – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  12. But I came to inquire how your business is getting on. – Plays A Protégée of the Mistress; Poverty Is No Crime; Sin and Sorrow Are Common to All; It's a Family Affair--We'll Settle It Ourselves by Alexander Ostrovsky
  13. She did so, evidently supposing that he had some business with her, but too deeply buried in her sorrow to inquire what it was. – A Dozen Ways Of Love by Lily Dougall
  14. The boy had called to inquire after his Chief's health and for any instructions he might wish to give, when MacFarlane, hearing the young hero's voice in the hall below, hurried down to greet him. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  15. " She'll have to be more quiet," said Grace, " or else every girl in the house will hear her and come in to inquire what has happened." – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  16. And is there no one- no friend, from whom you could naturally inquire – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  17. He even forgot in the midst of his pleasant emotion to inquire as he had fully intended to do, after the doctor's watch, and if it was still a quarter of an hour fast. – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  18. I need hardly inquire if this is Molly's doing. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  19. At last, one evening, he went to find Katheline, thinking to inquire of her some way of remedy or revenge. – The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the land of Flanders and elsewhere by Charles de Coster
  20. Ainsleigh saw the advertisement and- I know how he came to inquire about the fan, said Miss Pewsey, Dr. Forge told me, but I did not know the amount offered. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume

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