interrogate

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From Latin interrogatus, past participle of interrogare(to ask, question), from inter(between) + rogare(to ask); see rogation.

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interrogate ‎(third-person singular simple present interrogates, present participle interrogating, simple past and past participle interrogated)

  1. (transitive) To question or quiz, especially in a thorough and/or aggressive manner.
    The police interrogated the suspect at some length before they let him go.
  2. (transitive, computing) To query; to request information from.
    to interrogate a database

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interrogate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of interrogare
  2. second-person plural imperative of interrogare
  3. feminine plural of interrogato

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interrogāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of interrogō