The act of inquiring; inquiry; search; examination; inspection; investigation.
- The act of inquiring into a matter; an investigation. See Synonyms at inquiry.
- Law An inquest.
- Law The verdict of a judicial inquiry.
- A tribunal formerly held in the Roman Catholic Church and directed at the suppression of heresy.
- An investigation that violates the privacy or rights of individuals.
- A rigorous, harsh interrogation.