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Definition of Solicit


  1. To ask from with earnestness; to make petition to; to apply to for obtaining something; as, to solicit person for alms.
  2. To endeavor to obtain; to seek; to plead for; as, to solicit an office; to solicit a favor.
  3. To awake or excite to action; to rouse desire in; to summon; to appeal to; to invite.
  4. To urge the claims of; to plead; to act as solicitor for or with reference to.
  5. To disturb; to disquiet; -- a Latinism rarely used.

Solicit Translations

solicit in German is dringend bitten
solicit in Spanish is solicitar