Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
Why won't you answer my question?
I regretted asking the question as soon as the words were out.
Perhaps I ought to rephrase the question.
Politicians have a habit of evading difficult questions.
Children are always asking awkward questions about the facts of life.
probing questions about my health
Recent incidents are bound to raise questions about the level of violence in hockey.
His report did not address the question of air warfare.
the vexing question of the national minimum wage
There had been some question as to whether to interview the boy.
This information began to raise questions in her mind about Jack's innocence.
This is the American English definition of question. View British English definition of question.
a curved area at one end of a church
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog