- the crime of asking another to commit or to aid in a crime.
- the act of a prostitute soliciting in a public place.
- solicitor general,
Origin of solicitation
Examples from the Web for solicitation
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The solicitation of campaign donations from foreign nationals is prohibited by the Federal Election Campaign Act.
It said more—much more—in the very language of solicitation which the good old father professed to believe unnecessary.Confession|W. Gilmore Simms
Woolridge's itself was a perpetual tempting and solicitation.The Combined Maze|May Sinclair
The information was a solicitation for advice and financial help.
The letter of solicitation seemed so pretty to the lady in waiting that she made the King peruse it.The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete|Madame La Marquise De Montespan
"Aw, he's only had too much to eat," declared Blair, in answer to Lane's solicitation.The Day of the Beast|Zane Grey
late 15c., "management," from Middle French solicitation and directly from Latin solicitationem (nominative solicitatio) "vexation, disturbance, instigation," noun of action from past participle stem of solicitare (see solicit). Meaning "action of soliciting" is from 1520s. Specific sexual sense is from c.1600.