What does asking mean?

Definitions for asking

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word asking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. request, asking(noun)

    the verbal act of requesting

Wiktionary

  1. asking(Noun)

    The act or process of posing a question or making a request.

    His asking was greeted with silence.

  2. asking(Noun)

    (Rare in the singular) A request, or petition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asking

    of Ask

  2. Asking(noun)

    the act of inquiring or requesting; a petition; solicitation

  3. Asking(noun)

    the publishing of banns

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'asking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1941

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'asking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #750

Anagrams for asking »

  1. aksing, gaskin, kiangs

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of asking in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of asking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Christopher Hampton:

    Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.

  2. John Osborne:

    Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs.

  3. Henry Ford:

    Asking 'Who ought to be the boss' is like asking 'Who ought to be the tennor in the quartet' Obviously, the man who can sing tenor.

  4. Pierre Trudeau:

    Am I asking Canadians to vote for us? Yes. Am I asking them to vote for us across the country? Yes. Am I asking them for a majority government? Yes.

  5. Hemant Mehta:

    We're not asking governments to say 'God doesn't exist,' we're asking for everyone to be treated equally. I don't see any atheists asking for special treatment.

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