Pronunciation: (in-ter'u-gāt"), [key]
—v., -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
1. to ask questions of (a person), sometimes to seek answers or information that the person questioned considers personal or secret.
2. to examine by questions; question formally: The police captain interrogated the suspect.
to ask questions, esp. formally or officially: the right to interrogate.
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