ETYM Latin quaere, imperative sing. of quaerere, quaesitum to seek or search for, to ask, inquire. Related to Acquire, Conquer, Exquisite, Quest, Require.
1. A question; an inquiry to be answered or solved.
2. A question in the mind; a doubt.
A question you ask about the data in a database.
A specific set of instructions for extracting particular data.
1. To ask questions; to make inquiry.
2. (Archaic) To have a doubt.
To extract data from a database and present it for use.