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Definition 1: the verbal act of requesting - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for asking in the sense of this definition

(asking is a kind of ...) the use of language to perform some act

(... is a kind of asking ) a request for something to be made, supplied, or served

"I gave the waiter my order" "the company's products were in such demand that they got more orders than their call center could handle"

(... is a kind of asking ) a request for information

(... is a kind of asking ) a request by children on Halloween; they pass from door to door asking for goodies and threatening to play tricks on those who refuse

(... is a kind of asking ) request for payment of a debt

"they submitted their charges at the end of each month"

(... is a kind of asking ) a request

"many calls for Christmas stories" "not many calls for buggywhips"

(... is a kind of asking ) reverent petition to a deity

(... is a kind of asking ) earnest or urgent request

"an entreaty to stop the fighting" "an appeal for help" "an appeal to the public to keep calm"

(... is a kind of asking ) a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something

"an invitation to lunch" "she threw the invitation away"

(... is a kind of asking ) an expression of some desire or inclination

"I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave" "his crying was an indirect request for attention"

(... is a kind of asking ) a request for payment

"the notification stated the grace period and the penalties for defaulting"

(... is a kind of asking ) a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)

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