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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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Murray has never faced the 28-year-old Slovakian on the ATP Tour but dismissed the idea of asking around for advice and will instead work out the best method for victory when the contest gets under way.
It wouldn't be the first time Balazs had set his sights on the Chelsea, which hit the market in October and is said to be asking around $90 million.
The England and Chelsea midfielder is asking around the same price he paid for the six-bedroom, six-bathroom Georgian property in 2005.
Tom, who has been sailing since he was five years old, got the idea after asking around at his local sailing clubs about the safety of mooring.
Lopez is thought to be trying to sell the property and is believed to be asking around EUR8million.
Asking around, the acceptable time scale seems to be: Christmas dinner plus one hour.
We can't afford to hire a van for the equipment because they are asking around pounds 300.
Campbell had no idea who GKAE was, so he started asking around at meetings of TAGNET, an anti-graffiti, law enforcement task force he belongs to.
Milner said: "I can't comment on whether our players have been asking around elsewhere, but from the club's point of view no-one has asked to be released.
And not every hypnotherapist works with children as it is a specialist area, so it is worth researching properly and asking around for recommendations.