What does asking mean?

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ask·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. request, askingnoun

    the verbal act of requesting

Wiktionary

  1. askingnoun

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

    His asking was greeted with silence.

  2. askingnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asking

    of Ask

  2. Askingnoun

    the act of inquiring or requesting; a petition; solicitation

  3. Askingnoun

    the publishing of banns

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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

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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

Examples of asking in a Sentence

  1. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    What I've done, I've basically instituted a very traditional emergency response posture, so I'm pulling on all the departments in the federal government, asking them to fill those resources and ? see what we have because we have declared the emergency.

  2. Viktor Frankl:

    We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life.

  3. Winston Churchill:

    One day President Roosevelt told me that he was asking publicly for suggestions about what the war should be called. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'.

  4. Martin Chaknueve:

    It is shocking how people are being fooled by doctors in the name of dengue and looting ordinary mass. Asking patients to eat dragon fruit and kiwi only and still people doubts physicians. Fake blood reports are prepared to fleece money It is shocking how people are being fooled by doctors in the name of dengue and looting ordinary mass. Asking patients to eat dragon fruit and kiwi only and still people do not doubt physicians. Fake blood reports are prepared to fleece money

  5. Mark Duro:

    The draft guidance would have made a difference if it had been finalized, this was asking the manufacturers to give us more information about how to reprocess the (duodenoscopes), and every bit of additional information would be better than we have now.

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