Meaning of “inquire” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I, T ] formal ( also UK enquire) uk us /ɪnˈkwaɪər/

B2 to ask someone for information about something:

"Why do you want to see Thacker?" he inquired.
If you like languages, why don't you inquire about French classes in your area?
[ + question word ] Vronsky inquired whether the picture was for sale.
inquirer ( also UK enquirer) noun [ C ]

(Definition of “inquire” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)