Synonyms of question in English:

question


See US English definition of question

See UK English definition of question

See Spanish definition of pregunta

noun

1‘you didn't answer my question’

SYNONYMS
inquiry, query
interrogation, examination
British informal quiz, quizzing
ANTONYMS

answer, response

2‘there is no question that he is ill’

SYNONYMS
doubt, dispute, argument, debate, uncertainty, dubiousness, controversy, reservation
rare dubiety
ANTONYMS

certainty

3‘it is a question of trust’

SYNONYMS
issue, matter, business, problem, point at issue, point, concern, subject, topic, theme, item, case, proposal, proposition, debate, argument, dispute, bone of contention, controversy

verb

1‘the magistrate may question the suspect and other witnesses’

SYNONYMS
interrogate, ask questions of, put questions to, cross-examine, cross-question, quiz, probe, canvass, catechize, interview, debrief, sound out, examine, give the third degree to
informal grill, pump

2‘she should question his motives’

SYNONYMS
query, call in question, call into question, doubt, entertain doubts about, raise doubts about, throw doubt on, express suspicions about, harbour suspicions about, have suspicions about, suspect, feel uneasy about, express reservations about, harbour reservations about, have reservations about, challenge, dispute, cast aspersions on, object to, raise objections to

Phrases

    in question

    ‘the matter in question’


    SYNONYMS
    at issue, being discussed, under discussion, under consideration, on the agenda, for debate, to be discussed, to be decided
    beyond question

    1‘her loyalty is really beyond question’


    SYNONYMS
    undoubted, beyond doubt, without doubt, certain, indubitable, indisputable, irrefutable, incontestable, incontrovertible, unquestionable, undeniable, unmistakable, clear, patent, manifest, obvious, palpable
    ANTONYMS

    in doubt

    2‘the results demonstrated beyond question that gas accumulated in some quantity’


    SYNONYMS
    indisputably, irrefutably, incontestably, incontrovertibly, unquestionably, undeniably, undoubtedly, beyond doubt, without doubt, certainly, indubitably, unmistakably, clearly, patently, manifestly, obviously, palpably
    out of the question

    ‘going back to the railway station was out of the question’


    SYNONYMS
    impossible, beyond the bounds of possibility, impracticable, unattainable, unachievable, not feasible, not worth considering, unworkable, unobtainable, inconceivable, unthinkable, unimaginable, unrealizable, unsuitable
    beyond one, hopeless, absurd, ridiculous, preposterous, outrageous, ludicrous, beyond the realm of reason
    informal not on