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asking, present participle; asked, past tense; asks, 3rd person singular present; asked, past participle;
  1. Say something in order to obtain an answer or some information
    • - he asked if she wanted coffee
    • - he asked whether his electric wheelchair would fit through their doors
    • - people are always asking questions
    • - “How much further?” I asked
    • - the old man asked about her job
  2. Talk to various people in order to find something out
    • - there are fine meals to be had if you ask around
  3. Inquire about the health or well-being of
    • - Mrs. Savage asked after Iris's mother
  4. Request (someone) to do or give something
    • - Mary asked her father for money
    • - I asked him to call the manager
    • - don't be afraid to ask for advice
  5. Request permission to do something
    • - she asked if she could move in
    • - he asked to see the officer involved
  6. Request to speak to
    • - when I arrived, I asked for Catherine
  7. Request (a specified amount) as a price for selling something
    • - he was asking $250 for the guitar
  8. Expect or demand (something) of someone
    • - it's asking a lot, but could you look through Billy's things?
  9. Invite (someone) to one's home or a function
    • - it's about time we asked Pam to dinner
  10. Invite someone to join one on an outing
    • - do you want to ask him along?
  11. Invite someone out socially, typically on a date

  1. A request, esp. for a donation
    • - an ask for more funding
  2. The price at which an item, esp. a financial security, is offered for sale
    • - ask prices for bonds

  1. inquire about; "I asked about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times"
  2. make a request or demand for something to somebody; "She asked him for a loan"
  3. direct or put; seek an answer to; "ask a question"
  4. consider obligatory; request and expect; "We require our secretary to be on time"; "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"; "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"
  5. address a question to and expect an answer from; "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother"
  6. necessitate: require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not ...
  7. Talk Radio, often branded on-air as Talk Radio 165, is a talk channel on XM Satellite Radio featuring terrestrial radio show simulcasts from around the country, most of which come from Premiere Radio Networks. ...
  8. "Ask" is a song by The Smiths. It was released as a single in October 1986, reaching #14 in the UK Singles Chart. As with most of The Smiths' singles, it was not included on an original album. ...
  9. (Asks) A question may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. This information is provided with an answer.
  10. (Asking) is seeking the advice of an experienced reindeer hunter.
  11. The price at which the currency or instrument is offered.
  12. price of the offer, the price you buy for.
  13. The price at which a currency pair or security is offered for sale; the quoted price at which an investor can buy a currency pair. This is also known as the ‘offer’, ‘ask price’, and ‘ask rate’.
  14. The lowest current asking price of a particular coin issue and grade offered for sale. Also see: Bid
  15. In the futures market, an ask is a motion to sell. Also called offer.
  16. You are essentially explaining what you are asking them and what they get in return.  This would include the Raise, Type, Price and Terms information.  You can also include key terms that would matter most. ...
  17. The price at which a broker/dealer is willing to sell.
  18. the price at which you would pay for a stock on a market order; the price which a market maker or specialist will sell a certain number of shares at a specific price.
  19. This is the quoted ask, or the lowest price an investor will accept to sell a stock. Practically speaking, this is the quoted offer at which an investor can buy shares of stock; also called the offer price.
  20. A protocol for an infrared communications port on a device. It predates the IrDA compliant infrared communications protocol and is not compatible with it. Many devices with infrared communications support both, but some only support one or the other.
  21. The request or appeal being made in a fundraising letter. Often called "The ask."
  22. Available seat kilometres. A transport measure calculated as the product of the number of aircraft seats available for sale and the kilometres flown.
  23. The price level of an offer, as in bid-ask spread.
  24. each time ask the user to select a database at startup
  25. The latest ask price in the respective commodity month