—v.i. 1. to seek information by questioning; ask: to inquire about a person. 2. to make investigation (usually fol. by into): to inquire into the incident.
—v.t. 1. to seek to learn by asking: to inquire a person's name. 2. Obs.to seek.
3. Obs.to question (a person).
4. inquire after, to ask about the state of health or condition of: Friends have been calling all morning to inquire after you.Also,enquire.