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asked at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Asked at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ask \Ask\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Asked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Asking}.] [OE. asken, ashen, axien, AS. [=a]scian,
[=a]csian; akin to OS. [=e]sc[=o]n, OHG. eisc[=o]n, Sw.
[=a]ska, Dan. [ae]ske, D. eischen, G. heischen, Lith.
j["e]sk['o]ti, OSlav. iskati to seek, Skr. ish to desire.
1. To request; to seek to obtain by words; to petition; to
solicit; -- often with of, in the sense of from, before
the person addressed.

Ask counsel, we pray thee, of God. --Judg. xviii.

If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye
shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto
you. --John xv. 7.

2. To require, demand, claim, or expect, whether by way of
remuneration or return, or as a matter of necessity; as,
what price do you ask?

Ask me never so much dowry. --Gen. xxxiv.

To whom men have committed much, of him they will
ask the more. --Luke xii.

An exigence of state asks a much longer time to
conduct a design to maturity. --Addison.

3. To interrogate or inquire of or concerning; to put a
question to or about; to question.

He is of age; ask him: he shall speak for himself.
--John ix. 21.

He asked the way to Chester. --Shak.

4. To invite; as, to ask one to an entertainment.

5. To publish in church for marriage; -- said of both the
banns and the persons. --Fuller.

Syn: To beg; request; seek; petition; solicit; entreat;
beseech; implore; crave; require; demand; claim;
exhibit; inquire; interrogate. See {Beg}.

asked at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: IPA » /ˈæskt/|ˈæsk̚t|ˈæst|lang=en, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"{skt/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-asked.ogg|Audio (US)



  • Inter: past of » ask


    * Inter: rank » days|something|gave|214|asked|soon|almost|thou


    * aksed, kades

  • Translation: de » asked
    Translation: es » asked
    Translation: fa » asked
    Translation: fr » asked
    Translation: it » asked
    Translation: ku » asked
    Translation: li » asked
    Translation: hu » asked
    Translation: mg » asked
    Translation: ml » asked
    Translation: my » asked
    Translation: nl » asked
    Translation: ja » asked
    Translation: oc » asked
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    Translation: fi » asked
    Translation: sv » asked
    Translation: vi » asked