What does asking mean?

Definitions for asking
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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  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. Tom Steyer:

    If Michael Bloomberg decides to support a wealth tax, I welcome Michael Bloomberg to this race. If not, it's very clear that Michael Bloomberg should not be the Democratic nominee, we can not afford to have a Democratic nominee in 2020 who does not support asking the wealthy to pay more to address the enormous inequality in our society.

  2. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    What we are asking is that President Widodo show mercy to these two young Australians.

  3. Steven Ortiz:

    We suspect that maybe three of our 10 fragments are forgeries, the seminary trustees are asking : What are we doing with Dead Sea ?

  4. Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr:

    He spoke loudly about Saudi Arabia rulers tyranny. So Saudi Arabia rulers killed him, saudi Arabia rulers are so proud of him, and Saudi Arabia rulers are not going to be intimidated or stop asking for freedom. My father stood peacefully for the lives of all people.

  5. Andrew Williamson:

    We're not specifically asking anyone to lobby for us. They're doing it by their own desire because, for many of them, Huawei is one of their major customers.

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