To ask a question; to seek for truth or information by putting queries.
- To seek information by asking a question: inquired about prices.
- To make an inquiry or investigation: inquire into the extent of the corruption.
- To ask about.
- To ask: "I am free to inquire what a work of art means to me” ( Bernard Berenson). See Synonyms at ask.
- inquire after To ask about the health or condition of.