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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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In modeling what characteristics askers value in answers, I use three objective measures of answer characteristics likely of interest: answer length in characters, number of URL references in answer, and time in minutes between asking a question and receiving an answer.
This finding suggests that whatever weight askers might place on brevity, the value of a concise answer is not sufficient to dominate the shortfalls of incomplete answers.
Alternatively, following the suggestion above that longer answers could be less valuable to askers (who might value brevity), the higher pay per minute of long answers might be taken to reflect answerer rushing (e.
For question askers, specialization is associated with favorable ratings, making specialization a positive attribute.
For the woman asker, on the other hand, she was given directions every single time, including directions to the fake building from the 25 men she asked.