Synonyms and Antonyms of solicit
1 to go around and approach (people) with a request for opinions or information solicited several opinions about which job he should accept Synonyms interview, poll, canvass, surveyRelated Words circularize; interrogate, question; feel (out), sound (out)Near Antonyms report
2 to make a request for always ready to solicit donations for a charity Synonyms bespeak, call (for), desire, plead (for), quest, request, seek, ask, 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
3 to make a request of solicited him to join the team Synonyms hit (up), request, askRelated Words appeal (to), beg, beseech, conjure, entreat, implore, importune, invite, invoke, petition, plead (to), pray, supplicate; demand, enjoin, exact, press, requireNear Antonyms coerce, compel, constrain, force, oblige, require
4 to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner solicit the President for relief funds Synonyms appeal (to), beseech, besiege, conjure, entreat, impetrate, implore, importune, petition, plead (to), pray, beg, supplicateRelated Words bludge [chiefly Australian & New Zealand], cadge, mooch, sponge; ask, desire, invoke, request, sue; claim, coerce, command, compel, demand, force, insist, requireNear Antonyms hint, imply, intimate, suggest; appease, conciliate, gratify, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, please, satisfy; comfort, console, content, quiet
5 to lead away from a usual or proper course by offering some pleasure or advantage how many men have been solicited into purchasing bogus aids for “male enhancement” by shameless appeals to their vanity? Synonyms allure, bait, beguile, betray, decoy, entice, lead on, seduce, lure, temptRelated Words draw in, inveigle, persuade, rope (in), snow; catch, enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entrap, mesh, snare, tangle, trap; bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, fascinate, magnetize, wileNear Antonyms alert, caution, forewarn, ward (off), warn; drive (away or off), repulse, turn away
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