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For me, a poem is an opportunity to kind of interrogate myself a little bit.
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Meaning of "interrogate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD INTERROGATE

From Latin interrogāre to question, examine, from rogāre to ask.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF INTERROGATE

interrogate  [ɪnˈtɛrəˌɡeɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INTERROGATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Interrogate is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb interrogate in English.

WHAT DOES INTERROGATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

interrogate

Interrogation

Interrogation is interviewing as commonly employed by officers of the police, military, and intelligence agencies with the goal of extracting a confession or incriminating statements. Subjects of interrogation are often suspects involved in crimes. Information from victims and witnesses is usually obtained through interviews. Interrogation may involve a diverse array of techniques, ranging from developing a rapport with the subject to outright torture.

Definition of interrogate in the English dictionary

The definition of interrogate in the dictionary is to ask questions, esp to question closely.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO INTERROGATE

PRESENT

Present
I interrogate
you interrogate
he/she/it interrogates
we interrogate
you interrogate
they interrogate
Present continuous
I am interrogating
you are interrogating
he/she/it is interrogating
we are interrogating
you are interrogating
they are interrogating
Present perfect
I have interrogated
you have interrogated
he/she/it has interrogated
we have interrogated
you have interrogated
they have interrogated
Present perfect continuous
I have been interrogating
you have been interrogating
he/she/it has been interrogating
we have been interrogating
you have been interrogating
they have been interrogating
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I interrogated
you interrogated
he/she/it interrogated
we interrogated
you interrogated
they interrogated
Past continuous
I was interrogating
you were interrogating
he/she/it was interrogating
we were interrogating
you were interrogating
they were interrogating
Past perfect
I had interrogated
you had interrogated
he/she/it had interrogated
we had interrogated
you had interrogated
they had interrogated
Past perfect continuous
I had been interrogating
you had been interrogating
he/she/it had been interrogating
we had been interrogating
you had been interrogating
they had been interrogating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will interrogate
you will interrogate
he/she/it will interrogate
we will interrogate
you will interrogate
they will interrogate
Future continuous
I will be interrogating
you will be interrogating
he/she/it will be interrogating
we will be interrogating
you will be interrogating
they will be interrogating
Future perfect
I will have interrogated
you will have interrogated
he/she/it will have interrogated
we will have interrogated
you will have interrogated
they will have interrogated
Future perfect continuous
I will have been interrogating
you will have been interrogating
he/she/it will have been interrogating
we will have been interrogating
you will have been interrogating
they will have been interrogating
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would interrogate
you would interrogate
he/she/it would interrogate
we would interrogate
you would interrogate
they would interrogate
Conditional continuous
I would be interrogating
you would be interrogating
he/she/it would be interrogating
we would be interrogating
you would be interrogating
they would be interrogating
Conditional perfect
I would have interrogate
you would have interrogate
he/she/it would have interrogate
we would have interrogate
you would have interrogate
they would have interrogate
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been interrogating
you would have been interrogating
he/she/it would have been interrogating
we would have been interrogating
you would have been interrogating
they would have been interrogating
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you interrogate
we let´s interrogate
you interrogate
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to interrogate
Past participle
interrogated
Present Participle
interrogating
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INTERROGATE


arrogate
ˈærəˌɡeɪt
delegate
ˈdɛlɪˌɡeɪt
derogate
ˈdɛrəˌɡeɪt
divagate
ˈdaɪvəˌɡeɪt
expurgate
ˈɛkspəˌɡeɪt
extravagate
ɪkˈstrævəˌɡeɪt
homologate
hɒˈmɒləˌɡeɪt
indagate
ˈɪndəˌɡeɪt
investigate
ɪnˈvɛstɪˌɡeɪt
mitigate
ˈmɪtɪˌɡeɪt
navigate
ˈnævɪˌɡeɪt
objurgate
ˈɒbdʒəˌɡeɪt
propagate
ˈprɒpəˌɡeɪt
prorogate
ˈprəʊrəˌɡeɪt
reinterrogate
ˌriːɪnˈtɛrəˌɡeɪt
runagate
ˈrʌnəˌɡeɪt
subrogate
ˈsʌbrəˌɡeɪt
supererogate
ˌsuːpərˈɛrəˌɡeɪt
tailgate
ˈteɪlˌɡeɪt
Watergate
ˈwɔːtəˌɡeɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INTERROGATE

interrelation
interrelationship
interreligious
interrenal
interrex
interring
interrobang
interrogable
interrogant
interrogatee
interrogation
interrogation mark
interrogational
interrogative
interrogatively
interrogator
interrogatories
interrogatory
interrogee
interrow

WORDS THAT END LIKE INTERROGATE

abrogate
agate
aggregate
AND gate
climategate
dogate
elongate
exclusive OR gate
frigate
gate
Harrogate
in the aggregate
legate
Margate
moss agate
negate
surrogate
theologate
togate
Wingate

Synonyms and antonyms of interrogate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «INTERROGATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «interrogate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of interrogate

Translation of «interrogate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INTERROGATE

Find out the translation of interrogate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of interrogate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «interrogate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

盘问
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

interrogar
570 millions of speakers

English

interrogate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पूछताछ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَسْتَجْوِبُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

допрашивать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

interrogar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জেরা করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

interroger
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Soal siasat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verhören
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

質問する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

심문하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Interogate
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chất vấn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வினவும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चौकशी करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sorgulamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

interrogare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przesłuchać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

допитувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a interoga
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανακρίνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ondervra
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fråga ut
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forhøre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of interrogate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INTERROGATE»

The term «interrogate» is regularly used and occupies the 58.959 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INTERROGATE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «interrogate» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «interrogate» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about interrogate

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «INTERROGATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word interrogate.
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Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr.
Needless to say, there is no opportunity to interrogate or learn anything from a suspect who is vaporized by a missile launched by a keystroke executed thousands of miles away.
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Tracy K. Smith
For me, a poem is an opportunity to kind of interrogate myself a little bit.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INTERROGATE»

Discover the use of interrogate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to interrogate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The history of the sufferings of the church of Scotland, ...
Being interrogate, if he thinks the rising at Bothwell-bridge was a rebellion against the king and his authority, declares he owns defensive arms in case of necessity, and thinks those who rose at Bothwell were not rebels, and thinks they were ...
Robert Wodrow, 1836
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Signals for the Use of the United States' Navy; as Adopted ...
584 INTERROGATE. How many sick have you on board ? 585. Interrogate. What part of the ship is on fire? 586. Interrogate. What soundings have you? 587. Interrogate. In what latitude are you by D. R? 588. Interrogate. What latitude are you ...
United States. Navy Dept, 1813
3
The history of the sufferings of the Church of Scotland,: ...
ing interrogate, if, when he preached at Tor" -wood, his Le&ure was upon Ezek. XXI; t/)8*. « 25, 26, $7. confesses it was. Being interrogate where his Text to his Sermon was, de- * " " * clares he remembers not. Being interrogate, if he thinks the ...
Robert Wodrow, 1722
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United States Supreme Court Reports
Kb Interrogate. Of what burthen is the vests! which has been taken ? What was the number of her mariners, and of what country were the said seamen and mariners? Did they all come on board at the same port, or at different ports, and who ...
United States. Supreme Court, 1910
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Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of ...
6th Interrogate. Had you or any of the cmcers or mariners belonging to the ship or vessel, concerning which you are now examined, any, and what part, share, or interest in the said vessel, or her lading? If yea, set forth who and what goods or ...
United States. Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose, Stephen Keyes Williams, 1901
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court
13th Interrogate. — How many bills of lading were signed for the goods seized on board the said ship ? Were any of those bills of lading false or colorable, or were any „_- bills of lading signed, which were *different in any respect from those ...
United States. Supreme Court, 1883
7
Congressional Serial Set
Seventh interrogate. What is the mime of the vessel ? How long has she been so called f Do yon know of any other name or names, and what are they, by which she lias heretofore been called ? Had she any passport or sea chart on board, ...
‎1873
8
Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of ...
13th Interrogate. — How many bills of lading were signed for the goods seized on board the said ship ? Were any of those bills of lading false or colorable, or were any *S4.1 bi"8 óf lading signed, which were *different in any respect from those ...
United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, 1904
9
House Documents
Serenth interrogate. What is the name of the vessel ? How long has she been so called f Do you know of any other name or names, and what are they, by which she ' has heretofore been called 1 Had she any passport or sea chart on board, ...
United States House of Representatives, 1873
10
United States Supreme Court Records and Briefs
12th interrogate. Whut are the names of the respective laders or owners, or consignees of said Roods? What countrymen are they? Where do they now live and carry on their business? How long have they resided there? Where did they  ...
‎1899

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INTERROGATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term interrogate is used in the context of the following news items.
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allAfrica.com: Namibia: Ladies to Interrogate the 'A' Male Personality
Women are in for treat on July 23 as the Powerhouse Family Fellowship brings ladies together at a conference at the Eros Primary School. «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
2
'Killjoys' fan recap: Badass ladies, brotherly love, and zombies?
Pretty soon, the ship has a new prisoner to interrogate: Dutch. She's gotten herself caught and her plan, whatever it is, includes being a total ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
3
Harber: Sam Davis remains most admired for his courage
Union Chief of Scouts Levi Naron was assigned to interrogate Sam and demand answers but gained no ground. As a result, Sam was tried in a ... «The Daily News Journal, Jul 15»
4
Murdered woman's family 'ecstatic' over guilty verdict in retrial of …
Deviney had been on Death Row, but his first conviction was overturned by Florida's Supreme Court because police continued to interrogate ... «Florida Times-Union, Jul 15»
5
Family Of South Bay Grad Shot, Killed By Pleasanton Police Accuse …
Today the attorneys said Pleasanton police also attempted to interrogate Deming's grandmother and recent barbecue guests to the family's ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
6
Notes from the Akron, Ohio, Trainwreck Premiere, on the Occasion …
The effect in my near periphery is that of detectives preparing to interrogate a murder suspect. O'Connor, standing patiently at his post, ... «Cleveland Scene Weekly, Jul 15»
7
Stuffies for Seniors in danger of being left on the shelf after car crash …
“There's a lot of people who want to be handled and, believe it or not, there's a lot of people who want to interrogate you because they don't ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jul 15»
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Ward boy robbed of cash and 2 cellphones worth Rs 12,000 - The …
We will interrogate him after he is discharged from the hospital," he added. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/followceleb.cms?alias=. «Times of India, Jul 15»
9
Jenny Holzer: Softer Targets - Telegraph
... inventive ways to explore, expose and to interrogate the way that we receive and process information, and to question what constitutes 'truth'. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
10
Teesta a threat to national security: CBI - The Hindu
They said they want to interrogate her and that she is a threat to national security,” Ms. Setalvad's lawyer Vijay Hiremath told The Hindu. «The Hindu, Jul 15»

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