Thesaurus

ask for

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ask

  1. 1 to make a request for don't be afraid to ask for help if you need it Synonyms of ask for bespeak, call (for), desire, plead (for), quest, request, seek, solicit, speak (for), sue (for) Words Related to ask for apply (for), beg (for), claim, clamor (for), importune, urge, wish (for); demand, enjoin, exact, insist (on), petition (for), press (for), require, requisition; invite, invoke

  2. 2 to act so as to make (something) more likely you are asking for trouble if you invite her ex to the wedding Synonyms of ask for court (for), flirt (with), invite, wooWords Related to ask for angle (for), fish (for); hunt, search, seek; provoke, tempt

  3. 3 to give a request or demand for the surgeon asked for the scalpel Synonyms of ask for order (for), put in (for), request, requisitionWords Related to ask for commission, solicit; charter, hire, license (also licence)



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