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Definitions of ask:
  • verb:   make a request or demand for something to somebody
    Example: "She asked him for a loan"
  • verb:   consider obligatory; request and expect
    Example: "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"
  • verb:   inquire about
    Example: "I asked about their special today"
  • verb:   direct or put; seek an answer to
    Example: "Ask a question"
  • verb:   address a question to and expect an answer from
    Example: "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"
  • verb:   require or ask for as a price or condition
    Example: "He is asking $200 for the table"
  • verb:   require as useful, just, or proper
    Example: "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #88344)

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