verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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
This isn’t about a phone call attempting to solicit foreign interference in the US election, as was the case in the Ukraine scandal.
Today Yelp launched a feature that solicits customer feedback about how well businesses are adhering to pandemic precautions like social distancing and mask-wearing.Yelp launches “health and safety measures” community feedback feature|Carolyn Lyden|January 12, 2021|Search Engine Land
Rather than hosting in-person tryouts, the organization staged a virtual combine, soliciting videos and reaching out to potential competitors.A year from Beijing Olympics, coronavirus wreaks havoc with winter sports schedules|Rick Maese|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Dangling up to $30 million as bait, he conducted what journalists called “the Adelson primary,” in which aspiring presidential nominees traveled to his Venetian hotel and casino in Las Vegas to solicit his money and his blessing.Sheldon Adelson, casino magnate who influenced policy from D.C. to Jerusalem, dies at 87|Donald Frazier|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
The internet, needless to say, did not give birth to the kind of art that solicits a more purely visceral response, or appeals to the lowest common denominator, or is only built to last a day.Art has been brutalized by tech’s giants. How can it survive?|Konstantin Kakaes|December 23, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Present time and future maybe considered as rivals, and he who solicits the one must expect to be discountenanced by the other.Seven Discourses on Art|Joshua Reynolds
It passes round the hat, and solicits contributions; but then you must remember that the Government has a musket behind the hat.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Canius then becomes excited; he presses, solicits Pythius to sell him the house.Elements of Morals|Paul Janet
As soon as he recovers from his confusion he solicits the interposition of his neighbour.The History of Sumatra|William Marsden
Him Nature solicits with all her placid, all her monitory pictures.Essays|Ralph Waldo Emerson