Synonyms and Antonyms Dictionary -Lesson 6: Ask (verb)

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Synonyms and Antonyms Dictionary -Lesson6-01

Ask verb

Synonyms: ask, demand, beg, request

ask: to put a question to get someone to do something
Example: Ask your father to teach you how to drive.  Can I ask you not to make so
much noise?

demand: to ask firmly for something
Example: I demand an explanation for your behaviour.

beg: to ask someone in an emotional way to do something or give something
Example: His mother begged him not to go.  He begged for more time to find the
money.

request: to ask for something politely or formally
Example: I am enclosing the leaflets you requested.  Guests are requested to leave
their keys at reception.