What does asking mean?

Definitions for asking
ask·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word asking.

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. Jordan Miller:

    We thought, give them this task, this job, asking them to be strong and to be adventurous and still participate in this very important topic, because it's a great way to help them channel their stress.

  2. Atchan Tamaki:

    The lobster fishermen kept asking me if there was a market for sea urchin because they were getting a lot of them in the traps.

  3. Ben Carson:

    There's no question as I haven't spent a lot of time schmoozing and asking for big money and going to cocktail parties, but I've spent many a night in the operating room -- cold, sterile place with a little child's life on the line working very hard to preserve that, you know, it's a very different kind of experience.

  4. Jennifer Stein:

    As generations change and as technology changes, we may be moving more in that direction, as we move toward more patient-centered care, this shows that just asking a patient how they want to receive information can be really illuminating.

  5. Jude Chrysantha Fernando:

    What the cardinal said was that the political leaders and some security officials had prior information about attacks, but they have not taken any action, that's why the cardinal expressed his displeasure. But he did not take any political side. What he is asking is justice for the victims.

Images & Illustrations of asking

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