The quest of the hotel was to make visitor estimates or to have a series of guessed guest data in order to prepare for the summer season.
2. To study or to analyze: The lab technician was determined to question every aspect of the experiment before writing her report.
3. Opportunity for a doubt or an objection: There is no question that he is a fine doctor and surgeon.
4. The act or instance of asking for information: In the morning, Tony will pose a question to his daughter about the film she went to see.
2. A chivalrous undertaking typically involving an adventurous trip or journey often associated with medieval literature: The knight went on a quest to find the beautiful girl of his dreams.
2. An appeal or request for information: Stanley will make an inquiry at the library information desk about the film he wants to borrow.
In its quest to understand the difficult issues facing the hospital, the board members demanded an inquiry be undertaken to answer the question: "What happened to the significant donations received last year?"
This was the query of Ms. Jones who wished to make a donation but wanted an accounting of all previous gifts and donations.
2. A journey, expedition, or excursion in search of something; especially, one made by knights of the Middle Ages: For many medieval knights, their ultimate quest was for truth and the Holy Grail (a cup or plate that, according to medieval legend, was used by Jesus at the Last Supper and which later became the object of many chivalrous quests).
3. The aim, target, or goal of something being strived for: The explorer said that his quest in the jungle was to find his friend who had disappeared a year previously while looking for rare jewels.