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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 ?
They would impudently ask us if we would not like to have them for our masters.
I have a little boy, younger than you, who knows six Psalms by heart: and when you ask him which he would rather have, a gingerbread-nut to eat or a verse of a Psalm to learn, he says: 'Oh
When I ask you to pass out at that door, tell me it is madness and remain here.
That Colonel durst no more take leave of him, than that turnkey durst ask him his intentions respecting a case.
Well, then, Master Marner," said Dolly, inwardly rejoiced, "I'll ask Mr.
Armand Moncharmin wrote such voluminous Memoirs during the fairly long period of his co-management that we may well ask if he ever found time to attend to the affairs of the Opera otherwise than by telling what went on there.
If he is, will you kindly ask him to step out and speak to me?
I don't ask after your health," said the old gentleman; "your eyes answer me, my dear lady, before I can put the question.
Amy protested that she would not go, and Meg left her in despair to ask Hannah what should be done.
However, I shall ask my friend, who is in business here, about this Val Jacinto, and if I find him all right we may engage him "
When I get really well, John says we will ask Cousin Henry and Julia down for a long visit; but he says he would as soon put fireworks in my pillow-case as to let me have those stimulating people about now.
One day, when the grand-vizir was talking to his eldest daughter, who was his delight and pride, Scheherazade said to him, "Father, I have a favour to ask of you.
When the Dragon comes, I will ask him what the riddle is, for he tells me everything; then listen carefully what he answers.
Though we have here the register and certificate of the sentence of every one of these wretches, this is no time to take them out or read them; come and ask themselves; they can tell if they choose, and they will, for these fellows take a pleasure in doing and talking about rascalities.
This chance did, then, for him at once more than he would have dared to ask of Providence.