solicit [suh-lis-it] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||plead for; try to sell|
|Synonyms:||accost, apply, approach, ask, beg, beseech, bespeak, bum, cadge, call, canvass, challenge, claim, come on to, crave, demand, desire, drum up, drum, entreat, exact, go, hawk, hit on, hit up, hustle, implore, importune, inquire, mooch, panhandle, pass the hat, peddle, petition, postulate, pray, promote, proposition, query, question, refer, request, require, requisition, resort, seduce, seek, sponge, steer, sue for, supplicate, touch, tout, turn, whistle for|
|Antonyms:||disapprove, refuse, reject|
|Part of Speech:||noun, verb|
|Concept:||[Motion towards] Approach.|
|Category:||4. Motion with reference to direction|
approach, approximate, appropinquate; near; get near, go near, draw near; come to close quarters, come near; move towards, set in towards; drift; make up to; gain upon; pursue; tread on the heels of; bear up; make the land; hug the shore, hug the land.
approaching; approximative; affluent; impending, imminent (destined [more]).
on the road.
|Antonyms:||recession (Motion from)]|
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request, requisition; claim (demand); petition, suit, prayer; begging letter, round robin., motion, overture, application, canvass, address, appeal, apostrophe; imprecation; rogation; proposal, proposition., orison (worship); incantation (spell)., mendicancy; asking, begging; postulation, solicitation, invitation, entreaty, importunity, supplication, instance, impetration, imploration, obsecration, obtestation, invocation, interpellation.
request, ask; beg, crave, sue, pray, petition, solicit, invite, pop the question, make bold to ask; beg leave, beg a boon; apply to, call to, put to; call upon, call for; make a request, address a request, prefer a request, put up a request, make a prayer, address a prayer, prefer a prayer, put up a prayer, make a petition, address a petition, prefer a petition, put up a petition; make application, make a requisition; ask trouble, ask one for; claim (demand); offer up prayers (worship); whistle for., beg hard, entreat, beseech, plead, supplicate, implore; conjure, adjure; obtest; cry to, kneel to, appeal to; invoke, evoke; impetrate, imprecate, ply, press, urge, beset, importune, dun, tax, clamor for; cry aloud, cry for help; fall on one's knees; throw oneself at the feet of; come down on one's marrowbones., beg from door to door, send the hat round, go a begging; mendicate, mump, cadge, beg one's bread., dance attendance on, besiege, knock at the door., bespeak, canvass, tout, make interest, court; seek, bid for (offer) [more]; publish the banns.
requesting; precatory; suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory; postulant; obsecratory., importunate, clamorous, urgent; cap in hand; on one's knees, on one's bended knees, on one's marrowbones.
prithee, do, please, pray; be so good as, be good enough; have the goodness, vouchsafe, will you, I pray thee, if you please.
Dieu vous garde; dirigenos Domine.
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