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Synonyms of ask in English:


  • 1 he asked what time we opened
    inquire, query, want to know;
    question, interrogate, quiz
    [Antonyms] answer
  • 2 they want to ask a few questions
    put forward, pose, raise, submit
    [Antonyms] answer
  • 3 don't be afraid to ask for advice
    request, demand;
    solicit, seek, crave, apply for, petition for, call for, appeal for, beg (for), sue for
  • 4 let's ask them to dinner
    invite, bid, summon, have someone over/around
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