verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of solicit
OTHER WORDS FROM solicitpre·so·lic·it, verb (used with object)re·so·lic·it, verbsu·per·so·lic·it, verbun·so·lic·it·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for solicit
Metro will hold hearings to gather responses, then launch an outreach campaign to solicit more feedback.Metro board moves ‘doomsday’ budget forward to accept public comments|Justin George|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
The IOC has been soliciting feedback on Rule 50 from athletes, national governing bodies and other stakeholders around the world, and it is expected to share the athletes’ commission findings early next year.After pushback, U.S. Olympic leaders say they won’t punish athletes for social justice protests|Rick Maese|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
It seeks a court order to permanently stop Netflix from soliciting Activision employees and unspecified compensatory and punitive damages to be determined by a jury at trial.Activision sues Netflix over hiring of former finance chief|Verne Kopytoff|December 4, 2020|Fortune
By directly soliciting employee feedback at these companies, for example, board members could become more aware of internal complaints before they bubble up to the level of viral social media posts or splashy news stories.Why the power to change the female-founder double standard rests with VCs|Maria Aspan|December 3, 2020|Fortune
Producers will check in with the brand executives throughout the shoot to solicit their feedback, but the producers are also able to have conversations with talent and crew members out of earshot from the brand executives.‘More chefs in the kitchen’: How branded video producers manage clients remotely monitoring shoots|Tim Peterson|October 2, 2020|Digiday
Scenes elicited intimate comments from the cast and crew about whose perspective solicited more empathy or felt more realistic.
There was one witness whose statement had not been solicited by the police.
He solicited aid from many regional players, including Iran and Uzbekistan in particular but also Russia and Turkey.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’|Bruce Riedel|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2002, the U.S. government solicited proposals for replacing the Sea Kings with a new, modern helicopter.Obama’s New Helicopter Fleet Could Cost $20 Billion|Kyle Mizokami|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eventually a few questions were solicited from the audience and those watching the livestream online.
At one time a rich meat merchant of the neighborhood solicited her hand.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Mr. Collins' advice and counsel was solicited by some of the first lawyers, and land speculators, in matters of real estate.
His highness's ministers and chiefs there tendered his submission, and solicited the clemency of the British government.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
As for patronage, it has been said that no appointment was ever solicited for anyone by a member of the liberal party.
His grace, having sent for the offender, reasoned with him, and solicited the priest to question him on any learned subject.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe