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Definition of ask:

  1. A water newt.
  2. To interrogate or inquire of or concerning; to put a question to or about; to question.
  3. To invite; as, to ask one to an entertainment.
  4. To make inquiry, or seek by request; - sometimes followed by after.
  5. To publish in church for marriage; - said of both the banns and the persons.
  6. To request or petition; - usually followed by for; as, to ask for bread.
  7. To request; to seek to obtain by words; to petition; to solicit; - often with of, in the sense of from, before the person addressed.
  8. To require, demand, claim, or expect, whether by way of remuneration or return, or as a matter of necessity; as, what price do you ask?


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