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INTERROGATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does interrogate mean? 

INTERROGATE (verb)
  The verb INTERROGATE has 2 senses:

1. transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
2. pose a series of questions to

  Familiarity information: INTERROGATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTERROGATE (verb)


Sense 1interrogate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "interrogate" is one way to...):

air; beam; broadcast; send; transmit (broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television)

Domain category:

broadcast medium; broadcasting (a medium that disseminates via telecommunications)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2interrogate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pose a series of questions to

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

interrogate; question

Context examples:

The suspect was questioned by the police / We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion

Hypernyms (to "interrogate" is one way to...):

ask (address a question to and expect an answer from)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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