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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 ?
asked Tom, a bit sharply, for he did not like the assurance of the man.
I have been asked to come to Africa to cure the monkeys who are sick.
The Sultan asked her kindly what she had in the napkin, whereupon she unfolded the jewels and presented them.
At midnight the Dragon flew in, and asked for his supper.
Don Quixote asked the same question of the second, who made no reply, so downcast and melancholy was he; but the first answered for him, and said, "He, sir, goes as a canary, I mean as a musician and a singer.
Nor was it from caprice we asked the question, for there is a wounded and dying man who demands the succor of the church.
The Tin Woodman had asked Dorothy to put the oil-can in her basket.
I asked him to go on and wait for me at the entrance, for I wanted to say something to the nurse.
What," he asked, "can poor Otobu do for the god who speaks to him out of the solid wall?
You have read this murder case, at any rate," she asked, "about the man who was killed in a special train between Liverpool and London?
Aynesworth asked with a smile, "you have permission, I suppose?
Bewildered and helpless, he stood at the window of his room, and asked himself (as if he had been the weakest man living), "What shal l I do?
I even went the length of communicating the opinion of the surgeon consulted, that some chemical means of arresting decomposition had been used and had only partially succeeded-- and I asked her point-blank if the surgeon was right?
Shall we say this day week," asked the Major, taking out his pocketbook, "at eight o'clock?
If I had been able to go I should have asked at the door for 'my wife.