enquire Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb inquire about
    ask; inquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  2. verb conduct an inquiry or investigation of
    inquire; investigate.
    • The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities
    • inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady
  3. verb have a wish or desire to know something
    inquire; wonder.
    • He wondered who had built this beautiful church


En*quire" intransitive verb & transitive verb
  1. See Inquire.

Webster 1913