Definition of interrogate
Latin interrogatus, past participle of interrogare (“to ask, question”) < inter (“between”) + rogare (“to ask”); see rogation.
interrogate (third-person singular simple present interrogates, present participle interrogating, simple past and past participle interrogated)
- (transitive) To question or quiz, especially in a thorough or aggressive manner.
The police interrogated the suspect at some length before they let him go.
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