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Synonyms for question

in question

Synonyms

  • under discussion
  • at issue
  • under consideration
  • in doubt
  • on the agenda
  • to be discussed
  • for debate
  • open to debate

out of the question

pop the question

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without question

Synonyms for question

a request for data

a situation that presents difficulty, uncertainty, or perplexity

to put a question to (someone)

to be uncertain, disbelieving, or skeptical about

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an instance of questioning

uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something

a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote

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an informal reference to a marriage proposal

challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of

pose a series of questions to

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conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting

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References in classic literature ?
'Why, father,' she pursued, 'what a strange question to ask me!
In that charmed apartment, the most complicated social questions were cast up, got into exact totals, and finally settled - if those concerned could only have been brought to know it.
The staff of the Cambridge Observatory place themselves entirely at their disposal in respect of all questions of theoretical astronomy; and herewith add their congratulations to those of all the rest of America.
If the legal opinion is adverse to your rightful claims, I will promise to answer any questions which you may choose to put to me.
Even if he, too, refused to answer my questions, my position would not be more helpless than it was now.
There must be also someone who is a married woman, and who is married to the particular man in question. The view we are considering regards everything that can be said about any one object as relative in the same sort of way as "so-and-so is a married man." But everything, according to this view, is relative, not to one or two other things, but to all other things, so that from one bit of truth the whole can be inferred.
The question of verifiability is in essence this: can we discover any set of beliefs which are never mistaken or any test which, when applicable, will always enable us to discriminate between true and false beliefs?
But although the experience in question is common, it is not wholly easy to give a theoretical account of it.
It would take us too far from our main topic if we were to go into the question what actually occurs when we make this judgment.
In fact, the purely formal question, which has occupied us in this last section, offers no very formidable difficulties.
Many difficult questions arise in connection with knowledge.
Accuracy of response is a perfectly clear notion in the case of answers to questions, but in other cases it is much more obscure.
This applies even in the apparently simple case of answering questions: if the purpose of the answers is to deceive, their falsehood, not their truth, will be evidence of knowledge.
Camp's opinion given upon this, after certain questions had been asked and answered, differed from Sir Patrick's opinion, as given at Windygates.
He listened with a patience which was rare with him: he put his questions with a gentleness which was rarer still; and when he was in possession of the circumstances behold, his opinion flatly contradicted the opinion of Mr.