What does solicitation mean?

Definitions for solicitation
səˌlɪs ɪˈteɪ ʃənso·lic·i·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. solicitationnoun

    an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status

    "a solicitation to the king for relief"

  2. solicitation, appeal, collection, ingatheringnoun

    request for a sum of money

    "an appeal to raise money for starving children"

  3. solicitation, allurementnoun

    the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)

Wiktionary

  1. solicitationnoun

    The action or instance of soliciting; petition; proposal.

  2. Etymology: solicitation, or sollicitatio.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Solicitationnoun

    Etymology: from solicit.

    I can produce a man
    Of female seed, far abler to resist
    All his solicitations, and at length
    All his vast force, and drive him back to hell. Parad. Reg.

    Children are surrounded with new things, which, by a constant solicitation of their senses, draw the mind constantly to them. John Locke.

Wikipedia

  1. Solicitation

    Solicitation is the act of offering, or attempting to purchase, goods and/or services. Legal status may be specific to the time or place where it occurs. The crime of "solicitation to commit a crime" occurs when a person encourages, "solicits, requests, commands, importunes or otherwise attempts to cause" another person to attempt or commit a crime, with the purpose of thereby facilitating the attempt or commission of that crime.: 698–702 

ChatGPT

  1. solicitation

    Solicitation is the act of asking, seeking or attempting to obtain something from someone, often in a persistent manner. It commonly refers to the act of requesting or trying to persuade someone to commit an illegal act or a crime. It can also refer to a variety of marketing situations where a person or organization seeks business, donations, or participation.

Wikidata

  1. Solicitation

    Literally, solicitation means "urgently asking". It is the action or instance of soliciting; petition; proposal. In criminal law, it most commonly refers to either the act of offering goods or services, or the act of attempting to purchase such goods or services. Legal status may be specific to the time and/or place where solicitation occurs.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of solicitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of solicitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of solicitation in a Sentence

  1. Judge Daniel Kiley:

    Let me just clarify, your solicitation of witnesses yielded some sworn affidavits that you yourself clearly determined are false and spam, as you phrased it ?

  2. Read MoreI:

    This makes sense to me as a re-solicitation package.

  3. Loren Weisman:

    Mix in consideration with your determination in the conversations or emails you start or send during the solicitation.

  4. Judge Daniel Kiley:

    Let me just clarify, your solicitation of witnesses yielded some sworn affidavits that you yourself clearly determined are false and spam, as you phrased it.

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  • Vincent Kisenyi Byansi
    Vincent Kisenyi Byansi
    You are wonderful with very clear interpretation and illustrations for the word. I have admired your capacity to bring the etymology of the word and other related International Languages. God bless you Fr. Vincent Kisenyi Byansi 
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