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To (l) (a question) to be answered.
To (l) or enquire of (a person).
- He is of age; ask him: he shall speak for himself.
To request or petition; usually with ''for''.
- Ask, and it shall be given you.
- But in any Exigence of State, like that they are now pressed with, it certainly asks a much longer time to conduct any Design, for the Good of the Common-wealth, to its Maturity and Perfection.
To publish in church for marriage; said of both the banns and the persons.
To take (a person's situation) as an example.
An act or instance of asking.
Something asked or asked for.
2008, Doug Fields, Duffy Robbins, ''Speaking to Teenagers'':
- Communication researchers call this the foot-in-the-door syndrome. Essentially it's based on the observation that people who respond positively to a small “ask” are more likely to respond to a bigger “ask” later on.
2017, Abigail Oakley, "Supporting one another: Nonbinary community building on Tumblr", in ''Sex in the Digital Age'' (eds. Isabel K. Düsterhöft & Paul G. Nixon), unnumbered page:
- Answering 'asks' like this is one common way that Tumblr bloggers interact with their followers, so it is in the act of publicly answering these asks that I examine community building practices.
2018, Lynette Kvasny & Fay Cobb Payton, "African American Youth Tumbling Toward Mental Health Support-Seeking and Positive Academic Outcomes", in ''Diversifying Digital Learning: Online Literacy and Educational Opportunity'' (eds. Amanda Ochsner, William G. Tierney, & Zoë B. Corwin), page 168:
- The following example from ''Black Mental Health'' illustrates an ask from an anonymous follower seeking social support: (..)
2020, Lee Brown, "Behind the Scenes of a Popular Trans Youth Resources Tumblr", in ''A Tumblr Book: Platforms and Cultures'' (eds. Alexander Cho, Allison McCracken, Indira N. Hoch, & Louisa Stein), page 265:
- Once the number of unanswered Asks in the inbox was over eight thousand, despite us deleting everything accumulated in the inbox once a year.
1951, Malcolm Arthur Smith, ''The British Amphibians & Reptiles'' (page 258)
- We hear of Adder dens, but detailed accounts of the discovery of one are very rare. Service (1902) records that a peatman, when levelling on an estate by the Solway, found in a hole in the ground, some 8 inches below the surface, 40 adders, 10 toads and a large number of asks (lizards).
a small box (with a loose lid)