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Definition of Ask

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.

Ask Quotations

Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. - Thomas Jefferson
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Thomas Jefferson

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
Henri Nouwen

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
Theodore Roosevelt

I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
Jackie Robinson

So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
Jesus Christ
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Ask Translations

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
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