Definition of "asked" []

  • To put a question (to); request an answer (from) (verb)
  • To inquire about (verb)
  • To direct or put (a question) (verb)
  • To make a request or demand (verb)
  • To demand or expect (esp in the phrases ask a lot of, ask too much of) (verb)
  • To request (a person) politely to come or go to a place; invite (verb)
  • To need; require (verb)
  • To proclaim (marriage banns) (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of ask. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "asked" in a sentence
  • "’ Then he asked about the old war, —told me the true story of his serving the gun the day we took the Java, —asked about dear old David Porter, as he called him."
  • ""Once I asked and _asked_ about a stiff upper lip.""
  • "The captain has given us our evening to ourselves, and has asked us (_asked_, you notice, for our Sunday afternoon is our own) to give him the time tomorrow."