1 intr. (often foll. by of) seek information; ask a question (of a person).
2 intr. = INQUIRE.
3 intr. (foll. by after, for) ask about a person, a person's health, etc.
4 intr. (foll. by for) ask about the availability of.
5 tr. ask for information as to (enquired my name; enquired whether we were coming).
ME enquere f. OF enquerre ult. f. L inquirere (as IN-(2), quaerere quaesit- seek)
ask, ask a question, ask about, ask questions, be curious, bring into question, burn with curiosity, demand, dig around for, dig up, gape, gawk, inquire, inquire of, interpellate, interrogate, make inquiry, nose around for, nose out, peer, propose a question, propound a question, put queries, query, question, quiz, require an answer, rubber, rubberneck, seek, stare, want to know