Thesaurus

asked

verb
past tense of ask

Synonyms & Antonyms of asked

1 to put a question or questions to
  • my coworkers asked me all about my trip to Machu Picchu

Synonyms for asked

Words Related to asked

Near Antonyms for asked

Antonyms for asked

2 to make a request of
  • ask the salesclerk for assistance

Synonyms for asked

Words Related to asked

Phrases Synonymous with asked

Near Antonyms for asked

3 to set or receive as a price
  • they are only asking $300 for that antique grandfather clock

Synonyms for asked

Words Related to asked

4 to request the presence or participation of
  • a fixture on the party circuit, that couple is always asking people over for dinner

Synonyms for asked

Words Related to asked

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about asked

Cite this Entry

“Asked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/asked. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on asked

Nglish: Translation of asked for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of asked for Arabic Speakers

Comments on asked

What made you want to look up asked? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!