1. Make a request or demand for something to somebody (synset 200754499)
    "She asked him for a loan"
  2. Direct or put;
    Seek an answer to (synset 200786389)
    "ask a question"
  3. Consider obligatory;
    Request and expect (synset 200757790)
    "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"
  4. Address a question to and expect an answer from (synset 200899241)
    "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother"; "I inquired about their special today"; "He had to ask directions several times"
  5. Require as useful, just, or proper (synset 202634015)
    "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 postulate a patient's consent"
  6. Make a date (synset 202492311)
    "Has he asked you out yet?"; "He asekd me to a dance"
  7. Require or ask for as a price or condition (synset 201070587)
    "He is asking $200 for the table"; "The kidnappers are asking a million dollars in return for the release of their hostage"

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