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  • verb

Synonyms for ask

Synonyms for ask

to put a question to (someone)

to seek an answer to (a question)

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to endeavor to obtain (something) by expressing one's needs or desires

to have as a need or prerequisite

to request that someone take part in or be present at a particular occasion

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Synonyms for ask

make a request or demand for something to somebody

consider obligatory

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address a question to and expect an answer from

require or ask for as a price or condition

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References in classic literature ?
Poligny got up and walked out quite stiffly, like a statue, and before I had time to ask him, `Whither go ye?
Still, that doesn't let us know how the Opera ghost came to ask you for a footstool," insisted M.
When he got to the palace there was such a noise going on round him that the princess bade her slave look out of the window and ask what was the matter.
Well, I vow I felt exactly the same sensation at sight of that man when he said, `Why do you ask me that?
All the same," said the Scarecrow, "I shall ask for brains instead of a heart; for a fool would not know what to do with a heart if he had one.
By the way, you might ask the Sorceress, when you see her, to permit me to keep my wardrobe.
You see, I have to get a reputation for being smart and saying bright things, or nobody would ask me anywhere.
May I ask who it is who has turned up so unexpectedly?
I ask you to receive me, in the interests of Miss Emily Brown.
As he read the list he started and turned abruptly to the Countess, intending to ask her for some explanation.
I want to ask you a question; and I may have a favor to beg when you have answered me.
And there isn't a living soul I can ask to help me but
You are a philosopher, Thrasymachus, I replied, and well know that if you ask a person what numbers make up twelve, taking care to prohibit him whom you ask from answering twice six, or three times four, or six times two, or four times three,
I had only time to ask him one question before he left.
Father,' pursued Louisa in exactly the same voice as before, 'do you ask me to love Mr.