Definition of ask Pronunciation
Verb
1. To request (information, or an answer to a question).
I asked her age.
2. To put forward (a question) to be answered.
To ask a question
3. To interrogate or enquire of (a person).
I'm going to ask this lady for directions.
4. To request or petition; usually with for.
To ask for a second helping at dinner
To ask for help with homework
5. To require, demand, claim, or expect, whether by way of remuneration or return, or as a matter of necessity.
What price are you asking for the house?
6. To invite.
Don't ask them to the wedding.
7. To publish in church for marriage; said of both the banns and the persons.
8. To take (a person's situation) as an example.
Noun
9. An act or instance of asking.
10. Something asked or asked for; a request.
11. An asking price.
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English - English - ask Pronunciation
v. inquire, question
adj. amorous
n. love, amour, adoration, crush, passion, gallantry
English - Spanish - ask Pronunciation
v. preguntar, indagar, inquirir; pedir, decir, requerir, rogar; interrogar; invitar
English - French - ask Pronunciation
v. demander
English - German - ask Pronunciation
v. fragen
English - Italian - ask Pronunciation
v. domandare, chiedere; volere; invitare
English - Portuguese - ask Pronunciation
v. perguntar; pedir; exigir; convidar
English - Russian - ask Pronunciation
г. спрашивать, осведомляться; хотеть видеть; просить, попросить, попроситься, запросить, требовать; приглашать
English - Turkish - ask Pronunciation
f. sormak, istemek, rica etmek, soru sormak, davet etmek, hak etmek; aranmak; kaşınmak
Turkish - English - ask
ask, Ask
English - Dutch - ask Pronunciation
ww. vragen; verzoeken; uitnodigen
English - Greek - ask Pronunciation
ρήμ. ερωτώ, ζητώ, παρακαλώ
English - Chinese - ask Pronunciation
(动) 问; 请求; 询问; 要求; 询问; 要求; 问
English - Chinese - ask Pronunciation
(動) 問; 請求; 詢問; 要求; 詢問; 要求; 問
English - Japanese - ask Pronunciation
(動) 尋ねる; 頼む; 要求する
English - Korean - ask Pronunciation
동. ...에게 ...을 묻다;청하다, 청구하다


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Synonyms for ask
1. appeal for: appeal, request, seek, beg, desire, beseech, entreat
2. inquire: query, interrogate, survey, examine, question, interrogation
3. demand: claim, call for, impose, exact, expect, require, desire
4. invite: call in, suggest, urge, prompt, beckon
5. anticipate: await, hope for, foresee
Verb forms for ask
Present participle: asking
Present: ask (3.person: asks)
Past: asked
Future: will ask
Present conditional: would ask
Present Perfect: have asked (3.person: has asked)
Past Perfect: had asked
Future Perfect: will have asked
Past conditional: would have asked