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To ask someone to give you something - thesaurus

Synonyms

ask for

to speak or write to someone because you want them to give you something

request

verb

to ask for something, or to ask someone to do something, in a polite or formal way

insist on something

to say that you must have something

appeal

verb

to make an urgent request for people to give you something that you need such as help, money, or information

demand

verb

to say in a very firm way that you want something

order

verb

to ask for a product to be made for you or delivered to you

invite

verb

to say formally that you would like to receive something from someone

claim

verb

to officially ask for something as a right

beg

verb

to ask for something in a way that shows you are not proud

put in for

to officially ask for something

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More synonyms

ask

verb

to speak or write to someone because you want them to give you something

beg

verb

to ask people for money or food, usually because you are very poor

beseech

verb

literary to ask someone for something in an urgent and sincere way

bill

verb

to send or give someone a written statement of the money they owe

bum

verb

mainly Americaninformal to ask someone to give you something such as a cigarette, drink, or money without giving them anything in return

cadge

verb

Britishinformal old-fashioned to ask someone to give you something that you do not want to pay for or do not have enough money to pay for

call in a loan

to ask someone to pay you the money that you lent them

charge

verb

to ask someone to pay an amount of money for something that you are selling to them or doing for them

claim

verb

to officially ask for money that you believe you have a right to

crave

verb

an old word used for asking for something in a polite way

demand

verb

to say that people must have something that you consider necessary

dun

verb

to ask someone again and again to pay what they owe you, sometimes in a threatening way

go cap in hand to someone

to ask someone to give you something, especially money, in a way that makes you feel ashamed

hit for

to ask someone for something, especially money

invoice

verb

to send someone an invoice for goods or services

on bended knee(s)

if you ask for something on bended knee, you ask for it very seriously because you want it very much

order in

to order food from a restaurant and ask for it to be delivered to you

order out

to order food from a restaurant and ask for it to be delivered to you

panhandle

verb

Americaninformal to beg for money from people who pass in the street

reorder

verb

to order more of something that you have bought before

requisition

verb

to make an official request or order that something should be given or made available

seek

verb

formal to ask for something, or to try to get something

send away for

to write to a person or organization asking them to send something to you

send for

to arrange for something to come to you or be delivered to you

send out for

to order something and ask for it to be delivered to you

solicit

verb

formal to ask someone for something such as money or support

sponge off

to ask for money and other things from someone such as a friend or relative and make no effort to give them anything or to pay for anything yourself

summon

verb

to ask for something that you need in an emergency

write off

to write to an organization asking for something

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