v. t.1.To request; to seek to obtain by words; to petition; to solicit; - often with of, in the sense of from, before the person addressed.
[imp. & p. p. Asked ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Asking.]
Ask counsel, we pray thee, of God.
- Judg. xviii. 5.
2.To require, demand, claim, or expect, whether by way of remuneration or return, or as a matter of necessity; as, what price do you ask?
Ask me never so much dowry.
- Gen. xxxiv. 12.
To whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
- Luke xii. 48.
3.To interrogate or inquire of or concerning; to put a question to or about; to question.
He is of age; ask him: he shall speak for himself.
- John ix. 21.
4.To invite; as, to ask one to an entertainment.
5.To publish in church for marriage; - said of both the banns and the persons.
v. i.1.To request or petition; - usually followed by for; as, to ask for bread.
Ask, and it shall be given you.
- Matt. vii. 7.
2.To make inquiry, or seek by request; - sometimes followed by after.
Wherefore . . . dost ask after my name?
- Gen. xxxii. 29.
n.1.(Zool.) A water newt.
Verb1.ask - inquire about; "I asked about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times"
Synonyms: enquire, inquire
2.ask - make a request or demand for something to somebody; "She asked him for a loan"
3.ask - direct or put; seek an answer to; "ask a question"
4.ask - consider obligatory; request and expect; "We require our secretary to be on time"; "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"; "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"
Synonyms: expect, require
5.ask - require or ask for as a price or condition; "He is asking $200 for the table"; "The kidnapers are asking a million dollars in return for the release of their hostage"
6.ask - address a question to and expect an answer from; "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother"
7.ask - require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulates a patient's consent"
ASK - Amplitude Shift Keying
Amplitude Shift Keyingapply for, argue, ask a question, ask about, ask for, ask questions, assess, be hurting for, be indicated, beg leave, beseech, bespeak, bid, bid come, blackmail, bring into question, call, call for, call in, canvass, catechize, challenge, charge for, clamor for, crave, cry for, cry out for, debate, deliberate, desire, discuss, exact, examine, extort, file for, have occasion for, implore, importune, impose, indent, inquire of, interpellate, issue an invitation, issue an ultimatum, levy, make a demand, make a request, make a requisition, make application, make dutiable, make inquiry, necessitate, need, order up, place an order, prerequire, pro rata, propose a question, propound a question, prorate, put in for, put in requisition, put queries, quiz, require, require an answer, requisition, review, screw, seek, stick for, summon, take, take doing, talk over, tax, tithe, want, want doing, want to know, warn, whistle for, wish
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