Baum inquired about whether Valle had ever actually met or even spoken on the phone with any of those he chatted with online.
When I inquired, she told me that she hates the fact that in the cafeteria, white students rarely sit with black students.
On a whim, he went in and inquired about whether it was on the market.
late 13c., from Old French enquerre "ask, inquire about" (Modern French enquérir), from Vulgar Latin *inquaerere, from Latin in- "into" (see in- (2)) + quaerere "ask, seek" (see query (v.)). Respelled 14c. on Latin model, but half-Latinized enquire still persists. Related: Inquired; inquiring; inquiringly.