简明英汉词典

inquire
[in5kwaiE]
v.
询问, 问明, 查究

美国传统词典[双解]

inquire
in.quire
AHD:[1n-kwor“] 也作 en.quire [μn-]
D.J.[in6kwair]也作 en.quire [en]
K.K.[!n6kwa!r]也作 en.quire [Wn]
v.(动词)
in.quiredin.quir.ingin.quires
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To seek information by asking a question:
打听,问:通过提问题打听信息:
inquired about prices.
打听价格

(2)

To make an inquiry or investigation:
询问或调查:
inquire into the extent of the corruption.
对腐败的程度进行调查
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To ask about.
询问

(2)

To ask:
提问:
“I am free to inquire what a work of art means to me”(Bernard Berenson)See Synonyms at ask
“我有权就一件艺术品对我的意义提问”(伯纳德·贝伦森)参见 ask

常用词组

inquire after
To ask about the health or condition of.
问候:询问健康或状况

语源

(1)

Middle English enquiren
中古英语 enquiren

(2)

from Old French enquerre
源自 古法语 enquerre

(3)

from Vulgar Latin *inquaerere
源自 俗拉丁语 *inquaerere

(4)

alteration of Latin inquoe
拉丁语 inquo

(5)

in- [into] * see in- 2
in- [内] *参见 in-2

(6)

quaerere [to seek]
quaerere [寻找]

继承用法

inquirer
n.(名词)

inquiringly
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

inquire
[In5kwaIE(r)]
vt.
inquired, inquiring

(1)

(常与of, about连用)问;询问
I'll inquire about the flights.
我将打听有关航班的情况。
She inquired after my mother's health.
她问起我母亲的健康情况。
The director inquired of me about / concerning our work.
厂长向我了解了我们工作的情况。

(2)

(常与into连用) 调查
inquire a person's name
问一个人的姓名
"We inquired into his story, and found it was true."
"我们调查了他所讲的事情,发现属实。"

(3)

(亦作: enquire)

现代英汉综合大辞典

inquire
[in5kwaiE]
vt.
(=enquire)

(1)

询问, 打听

(2)

调查, 查问
inquire a matter of sb.
向某人打听一件事
He inquired the way.
他问路。

词性变化

inquire
[in5kwaiE]
vi.
询问; 查问; 调查
inquire about trains to London
打听去伦敦的火车
inquire into a matter
调查一件事情
The lady inquired after your health.
这位女士问候你。
He has inquired out the deployment of the enemy troops.
他已查出敌军的兵力部署情况。

继承用法

inquirer
n.

习惯用语

inquire about
查问, 打听, 了解

inquire upon
查问, 打听, 了解

inquire after
问候

inquire for

(1)

询问; 要求见(某人); 要买(某物)

(2)

问候

inquire into
盘查, 调查; 追究

inquire out
问出, 查出

参考词汇
ask    

用法词典

inquire
in-内+quaerere寻找。原义不在…中寻找,后引申为inquire into 询问、查问

英文相关词典

inquire
ask    question    answer    reply    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

inquire
问, 提问;打听

美国传统词典

inquire
in.quire
AHD:[1n-kwor“] also en.quire [μn-]
D.J.[in6kwair]also en.quire [en]
K.K.[!n6kwa!r]also en.quire [Wn]
v.
in.quired, in.quir.ing, in.quires
v.intr.

(1)

To seek information by asking a question:
inquired about prices.

(2)

To make an inquiry or investigation:
inquire into the extent of the corruption.
v.tr.

(1)

To ask about.

(2)

To ask:
“I am free to inquire what a work of art means to me”(Bernard Berenson)See Synonyms at ask

常用词组

inquire after
To ask about the health or condition of.

语源

(1)

Middle English enquiren

(2)

from Old French enquerre

(3)

from Vulgar Latin *inquaerere

(4)

alteration of Latin inquoe

(5)

in- [into] * see in- 2

(6)

quaerere [to seek]

继承用法

inquirer
n.

inquiringly
adv.

英汉船舶大词典

inquire
n.询问

朗文英汉综合电脑词典

inquire
询问,查询

英汉电信大词典

inquire
n.询问,查询

英汉法学大词典

inquire
v.盘问 ,审问,质问,查究 ,问

英汉航海大词典

inquire
n.询问

英汉航空大词典

inquire
n.打听,问

英汉化学大词典

inquire
vt.询问,追究

英汉计算机大词典

inquire
vt.询问(追究)

英汉机械大词典

inquire
n.询问

英汉心理学大词典

inquire
调查

英汉中医大词典

inquire
n.询问

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