Query vs. Question

Query vs. Question — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Query and Question

Querynoun

A question; an inquiry.

Questionnoun

A sentence, phrase, or gesture that seeks information through a reply.

Querynoun

A doubt in the mind; a mental reservation.

Questionverb

To ask a question or questions of (someone).

Querynoun

A notation, usually a question mark, calling attention to an item in order to question its validity or accuracy.

Questionverb

To interrogate (a suspect, for example).

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Queryverb

To express doubt or uncertainty about; question

query someone's motives.

Questionverb

To pose a question or questions regarding (something); analyze or examine

researchers questioning which of the methods will work.

Queryverb

To put a question to (a person).

Questionverb

To express doubt about; dispute

questioned his sincerity.questioned the expense report.

Queryverb

To mark (an item) with a notation in order to question its validity or accuracy.

Questionverb

To ask questions.

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Querynoun

A question, an inquiry US, an enquiry UK.

The teacher answered the student’s query concerning biosynthesis.

Questionnoun

A sentence, phrase or word which asks for information, reply or response; an interrogative.

What is your question?

Querynoun

A question mark.

Questionnoun

A subject or topic for consideration or investigation.

The question of seniority will be discussed at the meeting.There was a question of which material to use.

Querynoun

A set of instructions passed to a database.

The database admin switched on query logging for debugging purposes.

Questionnoun

A doubt or challenge about the truth or accuracy of a matter.

His claim to the property has come under question.The story is true beyond question.He obeyed without question.

Queryverb

(intransitive) To ask a question.

Questionnoun

A proposal to a meeting as a topic for deliberation.

I move that the question be put to a vote.

Queryverb

(transitive) To ask, inquire.

Questionnoun

Interrogation by torture.

Queryverb

(transitive) To question or call into doubt.

Questionnoun

(obsolete) Talk; conversation; speech.

Made she no verbal question? Shakespeare King Lear ca. 1606

Queryverb

To pass a query to a database to retrieve information.

Questionverb

To ask questions of; interrogate; enquire; ask for information.

Queryverb

To send a private message to (a user on IRC).

Questionverb

To raise doubts about; have doubts about.

Querynoun

an instance of questioning;

there was a question about my trainingwe made inquiries of all those who were present

Questionverb

(obsolete) To argue; to converse; to dispute.

Queryverb

pose a question

Questionnoun

an instance of questioning;

there was a question about my trainingwe made inquiries of all those who were present

Questionnoun

the subject matter at issue;

the question of disease merits serious discussionunder the head of minor Roman poets

Questionnoun

a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply;

he asked a direct questionhe had trouble phrasing his interrogations

Questionnoun

uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something;

the dubiousness of his claimthere is no question about the validity of the enterprise

Questionnoun

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

he made a motion to adjournshe called for the question

Questionnoun

an informal reference to a marriage proposal;

he was ready to pop the question

Questionverb

challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of;

We must question your judgment in this matter

Questionverb

pose a series of questions to;

The suspect was questioned by the policeWe questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion

Questionverb

pose a question

Questionverb

conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting

Questionverb

place in doubt or express doubtful speculation;

I wonder whether this was the right thing to doshe wondered whether it would snow tonight