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to speak or write to someone in order to get information from them
to ask someone questions formally or officially
to ask a question in a very firm or angry way
to ask someone a question
to ask someone for information about something
to try to find out the truth about something, especially by asking a lot of questions
to ask questions and examine the answers in order to find out the truth about something
to ask someone, for example a prisoner or criminal, a lot of questions in an angry or threatening way, in order to get information
to ask someone a question that is difficult or embarrassing to answer
to ask someone questions because you want them to give you advice or information
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a small boat used for racing
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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Free thesaurus definition of to ask a question or questions from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.