Sub-questions



noun
1.
a sentence in an interrogative form, addressed to someone in order to get information in reply.
2.
a problem for discussion or under discussion; a matter for investigation.
3.
a matter of some uncertainty or difficulty; problem (usually followed by of):
It was simply a question of time.
4.
a subject of dispute or controversy.
5.
a proposal to be debated or voted on, as in a meeting or a deliberative assembly.
6.
the procedure of putting a proposal to vote.
7.
Politics. a problem of public policy submitted to the voters for an expression of opinion.
8.
Law.

a controversy that is submitted to a judicial tribunal or administrative agency for decision.
the interrogation by which information is secured.
Obsolete. judicial examination or trial.

9.
the act of asking or inquiring; interrogation; query.
10.
inquiry into or discussion of some problem or doubtful matter.
verb (used with object)
11.
to ask (someone) a question; ask questions of; interrogate.
12.
to ask or inquire.
13.
to make a question of; doubt:
He questioned her sincerity.
14.
to challenge or dispute:
She questioned the judge’s authority in the case.
verb (used without object)
15.
to ask a question or questions.
Idioms
16.
beg the question. beg1 (def 9).
17.
beyond question, beyond dispute; without doubt:
It was, beyond question, a magnificent performance.
Also, beyond all question.
18.
call in / into question,

to dispute; challenge.
to cast doubt upon; question:
This report calls into question all previous research on the subject.

19.
in question,

under consideration.
in dispute.

20.
out of the question, not to be considered; unthinkable; impossible:
She thought about a trip to Spain but dismissed it as out of the question.
noun
1.
a form of words addressed to a person in order to elicit information or evoke a response; interrogative sentence
2.
a point at issue: it’s only a question of time until she dies, the question is how long they can keep up the pressure
3.
a difficulty or uncertainty; doubtful point: a question of money, there’s no question about it
4.

an act of asking
an investigation into some problem or difficulty

5.
a motion presented for debate by a deliberative body
6.
put the question, to require members of a deliberative assembly to vote on a motion presented
7.
(law) a matter submitted to a court or other tribunal for judicial or quasi-judicial decision
8.
question of fact, (in English law) that part of the issue before a court that is decided by the jury
9.
question of law, (in English law) that part of the issue before a court that is decided by the judge
10.
beg the question

to avoid giving a direct answer by posing another question
to assume the truth of that which is intended to be proved See petitio principii

11.
beyond (all) question, beyond (any) dispute or doubt
12.
call in, into question

to make (something) the subject of disagreement
to cast doubt upon the validity, truth, etc, of (something)

13.
in question, under discussion: this is the man in question
14.
out of the question, beyond consideration; unthinkable or impossible: the marriage is out of the question
15.
(informal) pop the question, to propose marriage
verb (mainly transitive)
16.
to put a question or questions to (a person); interrogate
17.
to make (something) the subject of dispute or disagreement
18.
to express uncertainty about the validity, truth, etc, of (something); doubt

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