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ask around

Definition of ask around

  1. :  to ask many people to tell one information about someone or something <Maybe you should ask around to find out more about this guy.> <We usually ask around before trying a new restaurant.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to call on for an answer

    :  to put a question about

    :  speak, utter

  1. :  in a circle or in circumference

    :  in, along, or through a circuit

    :  on all or various sides :  in every or any direction

  1. :  on all sides of

    :  so as to encircle or enclose

    :  so as to avoid or get past :  on or to another side of

  1. :  about

    :  being in existence, evidence, or circulation

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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