Synonyms for Ask:

n.

ask for, value, plead, appeal, insist on something. pick someone's brains, put to, summon, suggest, propose, put someone on the spot, interview. have over, raise, catering, pose, disinvite, put, entertain, guest, I'll hold you to that, have round, have in. over, perish the thought, don't remind me, keep it simple, skip it, entail, it's a long story, no reason, necessary. do you mind?, suit yourself, get lost, warn, why should I?.

v.

invite (verb)
propose, bid, suggest, summon.
question (verb)
dispute, catechize, debate, interpolate, poll, challenge, examine, investigate, question, pump, canvass, interrogate, query, enjoin, delve, explore, demand, contemplate, inquire, seek, survey, probe, grill, quiz.

Other synonyms:

have over, summon, have round, grill, plead, catering. entail, appeal, put to, have in. interview, send for. guest. pose. put. raise. importune
dun.
request
appeal.
require
demand, take.

Usage examples for ask

  1. That's why I'm afraid, why I don't want to ask her. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  2. Yes; why do you ask – Devil's Ford by Bret Harte
  3. Then I did not ask – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln