The definition of a query is a question.(noun)
An example of a query is to ask a man his name.
To query is to ask about something.(verb)
An example of to query is for a police officer to question someone after he is arrested.
See query in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. queries
Origin: < L quaere, 2d pers. sing., imper., of quaerere, to ask, inquire
See query in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. que·ries
Origin: Alteration of obsolete quaere, quere
Origin: , from Latin quaere
Origin: , imperative of quaerere, to ask, to seek.
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