Definition of Ask


  • require or ask for as a price or condition
    "He is asking $200 for the table"
    "The kidnappers are asking a million dollars in return for the release of their hostage"
  • require as useful, just, or proper
    "It takes nerve to do what she did"
    "success usually requires hard work"
    "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"
    "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"
    "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"
    "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
    - call for
  • address a question to and expect an answer from
    "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"
    "The children asked me about their dead grandmother"
  • consider obligatory
    request and expect
    "We require our secretary to be on time"
    "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"
    "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"
  • direct or put
    seek an answer to
    "ask a question"
  • make a request or demand for something to somebody
    "She asked him for a loan"
  • inquire about
    "I asked about their special today"
    "He had to ask directions several times"
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Unscramble ask

5 unscramble word found using the letters ask.

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