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. Keisha Lance Bottoms:

    I am asking you to please honor this baby's life. Please, if you know who did this, please turn them in, enough is enough.

  2. Jonathan Lynn:

    The counties and gun groups are asking the jurisdictions and the commonwealth to support gun rights and their Second Amendment to make sure they [ the state legislature ] aren't going to do anything to take that away, we as the county of Surrey we want to make sure we support the fundamental right of citizens.

  3. Carla Dik-Faber:

    A legal possibility suddenly becomes a real option and people will start asking if they should take such a substance. It can be abused, get into the wrong hands, people could feel pressured by the people around them.

  4. Ramon Luis Nieves:

    People have been asking, 'Are these agreements justified?' up until now we have no business plan, no recovery plan.

  5. Mary Moreno:

    It’s very important for him to deliver that message, people were already afraid not only because of what [President] Trump is doing [about illegal immigration], but also because of SB-4, which ties the hands of police chiefs who prohibited their officers from asking immigration status.

Images & Illustrations of asking

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