WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- a person who interrogates.
- Radio and TelevisionAlso called challenger. a transmitter that emits a signal to trigger a transponder.
- Late Latin interrogātor; see interrogate, -tor
- to ask questions of (a person), esp. formally and thoroughly:The police interrogated them for hours.
in•ter•ro•ga•tor, n. [countable]See -roga-.
- to ask questions of (a person), sometimes to seek answers or information that the person questioned considers personal or secret.
- to examine by questions; question formally:The police captain interrogated the suspect.
- to ask questions, esp. formally or officially:the right to interrogate.
- Latin interrogātus past participle of interrogāre to question, examine, equivalent. to inter- inter- + rogā(re) to ask + -tus past participle suffix
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged query.