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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Query \Que"ry\, n.; pl. Queries. [L. quaere, imperative sing.
     of quaerere, quaesitum to seek or search for, to ask,
     inquire. Cf. Acquire, Conquer, Exquisite, Quest,
     1. A question; an inquiry to be answered or solved.
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              I shall conclude with proposing only some queries,
              in order to a . . . search to be made by others.
                                                    --Sir I.
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     2. A question in the mind; a doubt; as, I have a query about
        his sincerity.
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     3. An interrogation point [?] as the sign of a question or a
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Query \Que"ry\, v. i.
     1. To ask questions; to make inquiry.
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              Each prompt to query, answer, and debate. --Pope.
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     2. To have a doubt; as, I query if he is right.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Query \Que"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Queried; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To put questions about; to elicit by questioning; to
        inquire into; as, to query the items or the amount; to
        query the motive or the fact.
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     2. To address questions to; to examine by questions.
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     3. To doubt of; to regard with incredulity.
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     4. To write " query" (qu., qy., or ?) against, as a doubtful
        spelling, or sense, in a proof. See Qu[ae]re.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my
           training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were
           present" [syn: question, inquiry, enquiry, query,
           interrogation] [ant: answer]
      v 1: pose a question [syn: question, query]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "query":
     ask, ask a question, ask about, ask questions, awake a doubt,
     be curious, be diffident, be doubtful, be dubious, be skeptical,
     be uncertain, bone of contention, bring into question,
     burn with curiosity, call in question, catechism, catechize,
     challenge, concern, contest, cross-interrogatory, cross-question,
     debating point, demand, dig around for, dig up, dispute, distrust,
     doubt, dubiety, enquiry, examine, feeler, gape, gawk,
     greet with skepticism, half believe, harbor suspicions,
     have reservations, inquire, inquire of, inquiry, interpellate,
     interrogate, interrogation, interrogative, interrogatory,
     interview, issue, leader, leading question, make inquiry, misgive,
     mistrust, moot point, nose around for, nose out, peer,
     point at issue, point in question, problem, propose a question,
     propound a question, pump, put queries, question,
     question at issue, question mark, questioning, quiz, quodlibet,
     raise a question, require an answer, reservation, rubber,
     rubberneck, scepticism, scruple, seek, skepticism, smell a rat,
     stare, suspect, suspicion, test, throw doubt upon, topic,
     treat with reserve, trial balloon, uncertainty, vexed question,
     want to know, worm out of

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  A user's (or agent's)
     request for information, generally as a formal request to a
     database or search engine.
     SQL is the most common database query language.
     2.  question mark.

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