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inquire, question; make a request; put a question to; invite a person (e.g.: to a party, dinner, prom, etc.); set a price (e.g.: "Tom asked $5,000 for his grandmother's piano")
invite a person to go out on a date; invite someon to something (party, lunch, etc.) or some place (; invite someone for a visit to a place in the country
invite a person to go out on a date; invite someon to something (party, lunch, etx.) or some place; invite someone for a visit to a place in the country
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
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?
  
(v. t.)
To request; to seek to obtain by words; to petition; to solicit; -- often with of, in the sense of from, before the person addressed.
  
(v. t.)
To publish in church for marriage; -- said of both the banns and the persons.
  
(v. t.)
To invite; as, to ask one to an entertainment.
  
(v. t.)
To interrogate or inquire of or concerning; to put a question to or about; to question.
  
(v. i.)
To request or petition; -- usually followed by for; as, to ask for bread.
  
(v. i.)
To make inquiry, or seek by request; -- sometimes followed by after.
  
(n.)
A water newt.
  
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ask
\ask\, v. i.
1. to request or petition; -- usually followed by for; as, to ask for bread. ask, and it shall be given you. vii. 7.
2. to make inquiry, or seek by request; -- sometimes followed by after. wherefore dost ask after my name? xxxii. 29.
ask
\ask\ (&?;), n. [see 2d asker.] (zo?l.) a water newt. [scot. & north of eng.] [
ask
\ask\ (&?;), v. t. [imp. & p. p. asked (&?;); p. pr. & vb. n. asking.] [oe. asken, ashen, axien, as. āscian, ācsian; akin to os. ēscōn, ohg. eiscōn, sw. āska, dan. ?ske, d. eischen, g. heischen, lith. jësk?ti, oslav. iskati to seek, skr. ish to desire. ?5.] 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. xviii. 5. if ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. 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. xxxiv. 12. to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more. 48. an exigence of state asks a much longer time to conduct a design to maturity.
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. ix. 21. he asked the way to chester.
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.


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 ask out 
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Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
iarr (ar), fiafraigh
ask for: achainigh, impigh
I ask for a thing: iarraim rud
enquire: fiarfraim
English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Adofyn = v. to ask again, to reclaim
Erchi = to ask, to demand
Gofyn = n. a demand, question, v. to demand, to ask
Rhyerchi = v. to ask earnestly
Shakespeare Words
to require
Anagram
   kas
Australian Slang
request or expectation of large magnitude which is difficult to fulfil
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. inquire about; "I asked about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times"
(synonym) inquire, enquire
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
(hyponym) pry
(derivation) inquirer, enquirer, questioner, querier, asker
2. make a request or demand for something to somebody; "She asked him for a loan"
(hypernym) request, bespeak, call for, quest
(hyponym) request
(see-also) invite, ask in
3. direct or put; seek an answer to; "ask a question"
(hypernym) give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate
(verb-group) inquire, enquire
(derivation) inquirer, enquirer, questioner, querier, asker
4. consider obligatory; request and expect; "We require our secretary to be on time"; "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"; "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"
(synonym) require, expect
(hypernym) demand
(hyponym) call
5. require or ask for as a price or condition; "He is asking $200 for the table"; "The kidnapers are asking a million dollars in return for the release of their hostage"
(hypernym) demand
6. address a question to and expect an answer from; "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother"
(hypernym) address, turn to
(hyponym) question, query
(verb-group) inquire, enquire
(derivation) inquirer, enquirer, questioner, querier, asker
7. require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulates a patient's consent"
(synonym) necessitate, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand
(hyponym) claim, take, exact
(verb-group) claim, take, exact
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Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Glossary
This is the quoted ask, or the lowest price an investor will accept to sell a stock. Practically speaking, this is the quoted offer at which an investor can buy shares of stock; also called the offer price.
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Develops and deploys natural-language question answering services on the internet, which allow users to ask question in plain english and receive response which points to relevant internet destinations to provide the answers.
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Amplitude Shift Keying
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ASK may refer to:
Communication
  • Amplitude-shift keying, a type of signal modulation
Organisations
  • The American School of Kuwait
  • ASK Group, a software company
  • Ask (restaurant), UK chain
  • FK ASK, a Latvian former football club
  • ASK Riga, Latvian basketball club
  • Alpha Sigma Kappa, a sorority for women in technical studies
Places
  • Askam-in-Furness railway station, UK National Rail code
Chemistry
  • ASK1, apoptosis signal-regulating kinase 1
Transport
  • Available seat kilometre, an airline's passenger carrying capacity
  • A series of glider aircraft by the German manufacturer Alexander Schleicher GmbH & Co
    • ASK 13 (Two-seat trainer)
    • ASK 14 (Single-seat touring motor glider)
    • ASK 16 (Two-seat touring motor glider)
    • ASK 18 (Club Class)
    • ASK 21 (Glass fibre two-seat trainer)
    • ASK 23 (Glass fibre Club Class)

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  • The active verb for a direct (interpersonal) question, (i.e. "to ask," "[they] asked," "[are] asking").
Ask may refer to:

Places
  • Ask, Iran, a village in Mazandaran Province, Iran
  • Ask, Akershus, a village in Gjerdrum municipality, Akershus, Norway
  • Ask, Hordaland, a village in Askøy municipality, Hordaland, Norway
  • Ask, Buskerud, a village in Ringerike municipality, Buskerud, Norway

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FK Lielvarde is a Men's Highest Floorball League of Latvia team based in Lielvarde, Latvia. The team became 2011/12 Latvian champions.

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Talk Radio was a talk radio channel available on XM Satellite Radio. Owned by Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc., Talk featured terrestrial radio show simulcasts and tape delay broadcasts from across the United States. Advertising sales are handled by Premiere Networks.

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English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
ya'akash (anc.)
English - Klingon
v. ghel - ask a question
v. tlhob - request
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Rakefet
Ask (Scandinavian) Askr (Icelandic) Ash tree; in Norse myths the first humanity was fashioned by the three creative gods using Askr and Embla (the ash and, probably, the alder) as a physical basis. Allfather Odin and his two brothers endow these vegetative beings with spirit, mind, and desire coupled with will.
The universe is depicted as an ash tree, Yggdrasil, within which every lesser being is an ash tree in its own right. A Tree of Life is part of the traditions in every part of the world. "The Norse Ask, the Hesiodic Ash-tree, whence issued the men of the generation of bronze, the Third Root-Race, and the Tzite tree of the Popol-Vuh, out of which the Mexican third race of men was created, are all one" (SD 2:97).
The Norse tree of life is said to be rooted in the divine "ground" and to spread through the shelves of space, bearing living worlds upon its branches. Where the ash tree refers to humanity on earth it is the subject of the tale called "Askungen" (ash child or Cinderella), using an intricate play on words. See also Yggdrasil 
Ash (Tree). See Ask
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Labtests Abbreviations KÖRFEZLAB
antistreptokinase
A Basic Guide to ASL
Both hands, held upright about a foot in front of the chest, with palms facing and fingers pointing straight up, are positioned about a foot apart. Moving toward the chest, they come together until they touch, as if in prayer.