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Definition of "enquiring" []

  • Present participle of enquire. (verb)
  • Action of the verb to enquire. (noun)
  • Curious, inquisitive or investigative. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "enquiring" in a sentence
  • "On enquiring from the Chinese writer attached to the Consulate, the man assured me that the story was quite true and that I could easily see for myself."
  • "A man, in enquiring into God's ways, should at the outset presume they are all just, be willing to find them so, and expect that the result of investigation will prove them to be so; such a one will never be disappointed [Barnes]."
  • "Shall I paint the leisure hours of a boarding-school, where every one is taught to become the tyrant, by being treated as the slave? our time will be better employed in enquiring how far such an education is consonant with the prudence supposed to recommend it."