Ask synonyms and antonyms

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To ask (a person) to do something:
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To ask questions.
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To ask questions or express doubt
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To ask to know or be informed of
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To make objection to; call into question
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To ask questions about (something); investigate or analyze:
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To inquire
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To inquire
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To question or quiz, especially in a thorough and/or aggressive manner.
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To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
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To be in need of; need
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(Figuratively) To request, demand.
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To ask for the presence or participation of:
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To interrogate or enquire of (a person).
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To inquire into or study in order to ascertain facts or information.
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To increase in size, quantity, or worth:
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Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
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To endeavor to obtain (something) by expressing one's needs or desires.
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Bid is defined as command or to offer a certain sum of money for something.
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Urge is defined as to force or push to stimulate someone to take action.
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To get (information) from a person in this way
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To inquire
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To call together; convene:
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To approach or accost someone with an offer of sex in exchange for payment.
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To tell (a person) of a danger, coming evil, misfortune, etc.; put on guard; caution
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To quiz is defined as to test knowledge.
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To use means to entice or force (an animal) from it's hole or similar hiding place; or, by extension, cause (a shy person) to be more open or talkative.
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(Colloquial) To interrogate; to question aggressively or harshly.
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To importune (a debtor) for payment:
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To inquire
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To ask earnestly; beg; beseech; implore
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To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention.
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To test by carefully questioning in order to find out the knowledge, skill, qualifications, etc. of (a student, witness, job applicant, etc.)
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To have as a need or prerequisite
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Again; another time; repeated(ly)
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Command is defined as to give orders or exert authority over someone or something.
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To direct (a person) to do something; order or urge:
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To pose questions or conduct an investigation:
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To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
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To make a request, commonly in written form.
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Propose is defined as to suggest or recommend or to ask for someone's hand in marriage.
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To put forth; assert (a claim, argument, etc.)
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To expect
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To include by necessity; entail; require
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(Now Rare) To compel; require; force
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(Intransitive) To habituate to or gain competency at a task.
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To ask for by prayer or supplication; beg for imploringly
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Claim means to take or assert ownership of something or to state something as true.
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To wash or clear as by a swift current of water; flush
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Supplicate is to humbly pray or beg for something.
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To speak or write in response to:
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To consider likely or certain:
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(Intransitive) To make an enquiry.
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Used other than as an idiom: see angle,‎ for.
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To demand something, especially for a military need of staff, supplies or transport.
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To mention as something to think over, act on, etc.; bring to the mind for consideration
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To demand and enforce the payment or performance of.
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To beg for urgently:
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(With on or upon or (that + ordinary verb form)) To hold up a claim emphatically.
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To trouble with requests or demands; urge or entreat persistently or repeatedly
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(Sports) To raise or lift a weight in a press.
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To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
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To teach, esp. in the principles of religion, by the method of questions and answers
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To inquire
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To request to be supplied with:
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To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
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To ask for; request
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To make speech sounds which may or may not have an actual language involved
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To rescind an invitation to:
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To say or give as an answer:
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To refuse to have anything to do with; to disown.
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Postulate is defined as to claim, demand or assert something as truth.
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To have need of; require:
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To deny is defined as to refuse to admit something, refuse to agree to something, refuse to acknowledge something or refuse to accept something.
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To cross-examine is to question a witness for the opposite side in a court trial or someone who might have adverse interests to yours.
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To issue a formal command, especially in a legal context.
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To put to use; to use or employ for a particular purpose, or in a particular case; to appropriate; to devote; as, to apply money to the payment of a debt.
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To beseech is to ask for something earnestly or desperately.
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To call is to make a sound intended to attract a person's attention, or is when an animal makes a special sound to attract other animals, or to use the telephone to contact someone.
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To ask for earnestly; beg
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To regard highly; esteem:
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(Slang, chiefly US) to beg; to borrow money from
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Synonym Study

  • Quiz , used esp. in schools, implies a short, selective questioning to test factual knowledge of some subject
  • Catechize also denotes close questioning, but implies the expectation of certain fixed answers, esp. with reference to religious doctrine
  • Question and interrogate imply the asking of a series of questions to question a witness, interrogate adding the further implication of systematic, often extensive, official examination to interrogate a prisoner of war
  • Ask and the more formal inquire and query usually denote no more than the seeking of an answer or information, but query also often implies doubt as to the correctness of something the printer queried the spelling of several words
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