Asking Ask"ing, n. 1. The act of inquiring or requesting; a petition; solicitation. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

2. The publishing of banns. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • asking — asking; un·asking; …   English syllables

  • asking — index inquiry (systematic investigation), precatory, question (inquiry), request Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • asking — n. (colloq.) for the asking (it s yours for the asking) * * * [ ɑːskɪŋ] (colloq.) for the asking (it s yours for the asking) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Asking — Ask Ask, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Asked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Asking}.] [OE. asken, ashen, axien, AS. [=a]scian, [=a]csian; akin to OS. [=e]sc[=o]n, OHG. eisc[=o]n, Sw. [=a]ska, Dan. [ae]ske, D. eischen, G. heischen, Lith. j[ e]sk[ o]ti, OSlav. iskati… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asking — noun a) The act or process of posing a question or making a request. His asking was greeted with silence. b) (Rare in the singular) A request, or petition …   Wiktionary

  • asking — adj. Asking is used with these nouns: ↑price …   Collocations dictionary

  • asking — sb. == prayer. Ps. xix. 7 …   Oldest English Words

  • asking — n. proposal of a question; request ɑːsk v. inquire, question …   English contemporary dictionary

  • asking — noun the verbal act of requesting • Syn: ↑request • Derivationally related forms: ↑request (for: ↑request) • Hypernyms: ↑speech act …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asking Alexandria — Аскинг Александриа …   Википедия

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