Definition of ask
- She asked him about his trip.
- asking her opinion
- She asked her teacher for help.
- She asked help from her teacher.
- a challenge that will ask much of us
- asked $3000 for the car
- She asked a few friends to the party.
- ask for her address
- asked for food
- Experts used to think that battered women were "asking for it"—somehow masochistically provoking abuse from their men. Mercifully, that idea has now been discredited.
- —Michele Ingrassia
- … you are asking for trouble if you try to lift too much weight …
- —Douglas Jeffrey