the verbal act of requesting
The act or process of posing a question or making a request.
His asking was greeted with silence.
(Rare in the singular) A request, or petition.
the act of inquiring or requesting; a petition; solicitation
the publishing of banns
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'asking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1941
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'asking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #750
aksing, gaskin, kiangs
The numerical value of asking in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of asking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs.
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.
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.
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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