ask [-ed, -eth, -ing, -s] v

OE ascian.

  1. Pray; beseech God; implore Deity.
  2. Interrogate; question; inquire of.
  3. Invite.
  4. Inquire; request knowledge of; seek to know.
  5. Request; desire; hope; call for (see Matthew 7:7).
  6. Seek permission.
  7. Search; inquire about the presence or location of.
  8. Require; demand.
  9. Phrase. “Ask for”: request; demand; require.