inquireverb [I or T]UK also enquire uk /ɪnˈkwaɪər/ us /ɪnˈkwaɪr/
- "How is your wife now, Charles?" "She's improving, thank you. It's kind of you to inquire."
- Mrs Tuck called half an hour ago to inquire whether her order was ready.
- I thought it might be rude to inquire about her ex-husband.
- I have a customer on the phone inquiring about the publication date.
- "Are you the manager of this establishment?", he inquired sternly.