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ask for

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ask for

  1. 1 to make a request for don't be afraid to ask for help if you need it Synonyms bespeak, call (for), desire, plead (for), quest, request, seek, solicit, speak (for), sue (for) Related Words 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 court (for), flirt (with), invite, wooRelated Words 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 order (for), put in (for), request, requisitionRelated Words commission, solicit; charter, hire, license (also licence)


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