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Princeton's WordNet

  1. request, asking(noun)

    the verbal act of requesting

    request, postulation, petition

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. asking(n)

    petition, solicitation, inquiry, quiz, interrogation, question, instance, entreaty, supplication, request, importunity, application, imploration, invitation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    requesting, request, ask, wondering, demanding, application, calling, seeking, requests

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  1. Todd Lewis:

    Before every interview he was going to his secretary and asking to see the contribution list, when he was interviewing me, he would have already seen that I was not on any contribution lists.

  2. John Curtice:

    Generally speaking, it doesn't matter what you're asking : the government in power is more likely to be seen well by people who voted for it than people who didn't.

  3. Hossein Kazempour Ardebili:

    If this happens, (it) means Trump is asking Saudi Arabia to walk (away) from OPEC, the market will go up to $100 I am sure as Saudi Arabia said they will plan an increase for July. ... This was managed between the two to rob the pocket of rest of the world.

  4. John Roberts:

    It seems to me it's asking an awful lot of Florida tohave to say: We know that the Corps is going to change things the way it benefits us.

  5. Natalie Jackson:

    Our Noel Carter is asking for the two officers (involved in his case) to be fired and Chief Mina to be sanctioned. There are different organizations that want different things.

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