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Definition of Ask


  1. To request; to seek to obtain by words; to petition; to solicit; -- often with of, in the sense of from, before the person addressed.
  2. To require, demand, claim, or expect, whether by way of remuneration or return, or as a matter of necessity; as, what price do you ask?
  3. To interrogate or inquire of or concerning; to put a question to or about; to question.
  4. To invite; as, to ask one to an entertainment.
  5. To publish in church for marriage; -- said of both the banns and the persons.
  6. To request or petition; -- usually followed by for; as, to ask for bread.
  7. To make inquiry, or seek by request; -- sometimes followed by after.
  8. A water newt.
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ask in Afrikaans is vra
ask in Dutch is vragen
ask in German is fragen, verlangen, bitten, fragen, auffordern
ask in Latin is scisco
ask in Spanish is orar, rogar, preguntar, invitar, gana