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solicited, past participle; solicits, 3rd person singular present; soliciting, present participle; solicited, past tense;
  1. Ask for or try to obtain (something) from someone
    • - he called a meeting to solicit their views
  2. Ask (someone) for something
    • - historians and critics are solicited for opinions by the auction houses
  3. Accost someone and offer one's or someone else's services as a prostitute
    • - although prostitution was not itself an offense, soliciting was

  1. make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently; "Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce"; "My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities"
  2. woo: make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"
  3. hook: approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"
  4. incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination; "He was accused of soliciting his colleagues to destroy the documents"
  5. (solicitation) an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status; "a solicitation to the king for relief"
  6. (solicitation) request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children"
  7. To persistently endeavor to obtain an object, or bring about an event; To woo; to court; To persuade or incite one to commit some act, especially illegal or sexual behavior; To offer to perform sexual activity, especially when for a payment; To make a petition; To disturb or trouble; to harass
  8. (Solicitation) Obtaining quotations, bids, offers, or proposals as appropriate.
  9. (Solicitation) The process used to communicate procurement requirements and to request responses from interested vendors.
  10. (Solicitation) the documented process of notifying prospective suppliers that the University wishes to receive an offer to furnish goods and/or services. The process may consist of issuing a written RFx (Request for Proposal, Request for Quotation, etc. ...
  11. (Solicitation) Urgent request, plea, or entreaty; enticing, asking. The criminal offense of urging someone to commit an unlawful act.
  12. (Solicitation) a request for bids to provide supplies or services.
  13. (Solicitation) (illegal) – A direct appeal to other people, whether in person or through a communications medium like a computer, for illegal behavior; includes direct advertisements for illegal behaviors.
  14. (Solicitation) In contracting, the term means to go out to prospective bidders and request their response to a proposal.
  15. (Solicitation) Operators shall not solicit business in the common areas of Lansdowne Place, nor shall they distribute handbills or other advertising in the common areas of the property.
  16. (Solicitation) The crime of encouraging or inducing another to commit a crime or join in the commission of a crime. Solicitation may refer to a prostitute's (or their pimp's) offer of sexual acts for pay.
  17. (Solicitation) The document requesting potential suppliers to make offers or submittals to the buyer. Solicitations are also referred to as bid requests or submittal requests. ...
  18. (Solicitation) a person or business who promotes their goods and services within the EB forums. Solicitation on EB's forums is not permissible according to our site rules and regulations
  19. (Solicitation) a written request the office of purchasing issues to notify vendors of the state's requirements and of the response necessary to compete for award of a state contract.
  20. (Solicitation) in penal law, an invitation to another to commit a sin.  Specifically, as a delict, it involves the suggestion or invitation of a priest in the context of the sacrament of penance to a penitent to commit a sin against the Sixth Commandment with the priest.
  21. (Solicitation) seeking repeatedly or earnestly; accost as prostitute
  22. (solicitation) In terms of prostitution, a word, gesture, or action that implies an offer of sex for sale.
  23. (solicitation) Submit any advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” investment opportunities, or any other form of solicitation;
  24. (solicitation) The process by which BPA asks for bids on products, materials, services, or resources to be acquired.
  25. (solicitation) is requesting another person to purchase goods and/or services; to donate goods, services, or money to any organization; or to sign petitions or the like for any purpose.