An Inquest is a formal process of investigation. A common inquest is an investigation of medical examinations for any cause of suspicious death under any unidentified circumstances.
An inquest can also be used in cases of corruption in any department to check the results that whether they are right or wrong. It can also be explained as the formal inquiry on any simple case.
Synonyms: Investigation, inquiry, examination, autopsy, probe, review.
Antonyms: Conclusion, findings.
1. Suddenly, the shoot on sight inquest reopened on 18th April, 2008.
2. The inquest heard that Kailash had driven through a 40km/h zone at 60 km/h.
3. Inspector Deepak holds inquest into the death of double murder of Sudhir and Brij.