What does asking mean?

Definitions for asking
ask·ing

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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

How to pronounce asking?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say asking in sign language?

  1. asking

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. Vincent Ochieng:

    It has been flooding for three days now ; I think the government is not even aware but now we are telling them, we are asking if there are any plans to assist us, only two boats are here for evacuating people.

  2. Meghan McCain:

    Asking four women of color to' go back' to their own country, and then connect it with everything else that he's doing -- the press as the enemy of the people. There is only one path that that will take us down.

  3. Angela Stuesse:

    She was terrified, locked in a closet, ICE pounding on her door, asking what she was supposed to do, and I was also terrified. And that went on for hours.

  4. Deborah Birx:

    We are asking continuously for you all to be outside, to enjoy your Memorial Day weekend ; to play golf ; to hike as Dr.( Anthony) Fauci said ; to play tennis with marked balls -- and to be out with your families that you have been in the household with ; and even consider sharing socially distanced space as long as you have utensils that belong to individuals and that maybe can be thrown out immediately.

  5. Katherine Mansfield:

    I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses.

Images & Illustrations of asking

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