Definition of inquire in English:

inquire

verb

Usage

On the difference between inquire and enquire, see enquire

Origin

Middle English enquere (later inquere), from Old French enquerre, from a variant of Latin inquirere, based on quaerere ‘seek’. The spelling with in-, influenced by Latin, dates from the 15th century.

Pronunciation

inquire

/ɪnˈkwʌɪə/