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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 ?
"It remains to be proved whether this gallant has clean hands or not," said Sancho; and turning to the man he asked him what he had to say in answer to the woman's charge.
"You do not connect the two affairs in any way?" she asked.
Can't you and Meg have it over again?" asked Beth, anxiously.
"What about arranging for boats and animals?" asked Tom.
"The leave of absence Monsieur has asked for," replied the lackey.
"Would it not be safer and more certain if I should ask him his name and tell him yours?" demanded the host.
After they had ridden in silence for a while Dorothy turned to the little man and asked:
"Your father used to walk with you here, Juliet?" Aynesworth asked.
"What is the happy book which has interested you so deeply?" he asked.
It hovered near them, and asked why they were hidden there.
"And I am going to ask him to give me a heart," said the Woodman.
"Have you known that young man long, Princess?" he asked.
"Ask him, my dear, if he has any objection to being put in jail for insulting the ruler of the Emerald City."
And another time a whole school of porpoises came dancing through the waves; and they too asked Polynesia if this was the ship of the fa- mous doctor.
"Do YOU know what's going to become of me?" he asked.