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Synonyms for ask

Synonyms for (verb) ask

Synonyms: ask Definition: make a request or demand for something to somebody Usage: She asked him for a loan

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

Synonyms: ask, require, expect Definition: consider obligatory; request and expect Usage: We require our secretary to be on time; Aren't we asking too much of these children?; I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons

Similar words: demand Definition: request urgently and forcefully Usage: The victim's family is demanding compensation; The boss demanded that he be fired immediately; She demanded to see the manager

Synonyms: inquire, enquire, ask Definition: inquire about Usage: I asked about their special today; He had to ask directions several times

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

Synonyms: ask Definition: direct or put; seek an answer to Usage: ask a question

Similar words: phrase, word, give voice, articulate, formulate Definition: put into words or an expression Usage: He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

Synonyms: ask Definition: address a question to and expect an answer from Usage: Ask your teacher about trigonometry; The children asked me about their dead grandmother

Similar words: address, turn to Definition: speak to Usage: He addressed the crowd outside the window

Synonyms: ask Definition: require or ask for as a price or condition Usage: He is asking $200 for the table; The kidnappers are asking a million dollars in return for the release of their hostage

Similar words: demand Definition: request urgently and forcefully Usage: The victim's family is demanding compensation; The boss demanded that he be fired immediately; She demanded to see the manager