Interrogate



[in-ter-uh-geyt] /ɪnˈtɛr əˌgeɪt/

verb (used with object), interrogated, interrogating.
1.
to ask questions of (a person), sometimes to seek answers or information that the person questioned considers personal or secret.
2.
to examine by questions; question formally:
The police captain interrogated the suspect.
verb (used without object), interrogated, interrogating.
3.
to ask questions, especially formally or officially:
the right to interrogate.
/ɪnˈtɛrəˌɡeɪt/
verb
1.
to ask questions (of), esp to question (a witness in court, spy, etc) closely
v.

late 15c., a back-formation from interrogation, or else from Latin interrogatus, past participle of interrogare “to ask, question” (see interrogation). Related: Interrogated; interrogating.

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