verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR ask
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Idioms for ask
Origin of ask
synonym study for ask
OTHER WORDS FROM askasker, nounun·ask·ing, adjectiveun·ask·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for ask (2 of 2)
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
Origin of Ask
Example sentences from the Web for ask
It’s helpful to put these asks in the materials you send ahead because sometimes board members might not be able to react quickly and now “homework” comes up spontaneously in the discussions.Best practices for Zoom board meetings at early-stage startups|Walter Thompson|February 12, 2021|TechCrunch
This global business was advertising over 50 models in more than 80 markets, across 30 languages — a big ask by any standard.
That’s a tough ask for the many millions of casual workers for whom the holiday is their only opportunity each year to reunite with loved ones.China Marks the Wuhan Lockdown Anniversary Amid Spiraling COVID-19 Cases and With Risky Holiday Travel Looming|Charlie Campbell / Changsha and Wuhan|January 22, 2021|Time
Getting sufficient accuracy with a tablet is a big ask, so Trudeau is more interested in the future prospects of markerless gait analysis technology.There’s a New Way to Choose the Right Running Shoe|Alex Hutchinson|January 5, 2021|Outside Online
This latter question, we believe, is frequently the outcome of carelessness or laziness on the part of the asker.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
No one refuses the asker anything that he possesses; on the contrary, they themselves invite us to ask for it.
As soon as he became Asker he always took the part of the poor.
When he was twenty-four years old his father had him elected Asega-Asker.
The young blind asker rose in the darkness that surrounded him.The Iron Ration|George Abel Schreiner
British Dictionary definitions for ask (1 of 2)
Derived forms of askasker, noun
Word Origin for ask
British Dictionary definitions for ask (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with ask
In addition to the idioms beginning with ask
- ask a stupid question and you'll get a stupid answer
- ask for
- ask for the moon
- ask out
- don't ask
- for the asking