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ask

ask

 
pronunciation:
aesk
part of speech: verb
inflections: asked, asking, asks
definition 1: to put a question to someone.
He asked me what time it was.The teacher asked the student her name.
synonyms:
inquire of, question
similar words:
grill, interrogate
definition 2: to make a request of someone.
His mother asked him to close the window.
similar words:
command, direct, order, request, tell, urge
definition 3: to put a question to someone for information about something.
She asked about his trip to Chicago.
synonyms:
inquire
similar words:
question, wonder
definition 4: to request something.
I asked for the salt, but she gave me the sugar.
synonyms:
request
derivation: asked (adj.)