[in-ter-uh-geyt] /ɪnˈtɛr əˌgeɪt/

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

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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