What does asking mean?

Definitions for asking
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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

How to pronounce asking?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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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. Donald Wuerl:

    Yes, my brothers and sisters, shame, i wish I could re-do everything over these 30 years as a bishop and each time get it always right. That's not the case. I do think together, asking for God's mercy, pleading for God's grace, recognizing that we can move into light, I simply ask you to keep me, keep all of those that have been abused, all of those who have suffered, all of the church in your prayers.

  2. Washington University professor Danny Leipziger:

    I have no problem with the ECB adding rental or home-owners’ costs to its basket, but if I am concerned about house prices in Berlin or Madrid, asking the ECB to deal with it is not the right way.

  3. Mesias Tatamuez:

    We want... the government to respect the constitution, what we're asking for is to forget these constitutional amendments (to allow indefinite re-election) and a referendum on this issue and the country we want.

  4. Arabic Proverb:

    Scratch yourself with your own nails; always do your own business, and when you intend asking for a service, go to a person who can appreciate your merit.

  5. Joe Rogan:

    They all keep asking to be on my show, i have requests from all of them :( Joe) Biden,( Elizabeth) Warren, Mayor Pete( Buttigieg).

Images & Illustrations of asking

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