solicit - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/səˈlɪsɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theysolicit
he/she/itsolicits
present participlesoliciting
past tensesolicited
past participlesolicited
  1. 1
    [transitive] formal to ask someone for something such as money or support

    The organization decided to solicit aid for the new campaign.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to offer to have sex with someone in exchange for money