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after all used to remind the listener of an important fact or to ask the listener to consider this fact. [1/2 definitions]
Apollo the god of light, music, poetry, and healing in Greek and Roman mythology. Apollo was also the god of prophecy. People travelled to his shrine at Delphi to ask questions about future events.
assumption something that is supposed or believed without questioning. For example, if you ask someone whether she is allowed to watch TV during dinner, you have made an assumption that there is a TV in her house. Assumptions are ideas people have that are not based on proven facts. An assumption can be correct or incorrect. [1/2 definitions]
beg to ask a favor of; to plead for. [3 definitions]
bless to ask for favor from God. [1/3 definitions]
bum (informal) to ask for and get, with no plan to pay back or return. [1/3 definitions]
charge to demand or ask as a price. [1/12 definitions]
demand to ask for forcefully; order. [1/6 definitions]
dialog box a window that appears on a computer screen to ask for information from the person using the computer.
excuse a reason offered to explain, or ask for pardon for, a fault. [1/5 definitions]
grill (informal) to ask many questions of in a harsh way for a long time. [1/4 definitions]
inquire to ask a question in order to receive information (usually followed by "about" or "of").
interrogative a word, phrase, or other expression that is often used to ask a question. "When" is an interrogative in the sentence, "When will they arrive?" [1/2 definitions]
invite to ask in a polite way to come somewhere or do something. [2/3 definitions]
labor union a group of workers that help and protect each other's interests. Labor unions ask employers to improve wages and working conditions.
order to ask to be delivered or made. [1/10 definitions]
plead to ask for something in a sincere or serious way. [1/2 definitions]
pop the question (informal) to ask to marry.
pray to ask a thing in a serious and sincere manner. [1/3 definitions]
query to ask about. [2/3 definitions]
question to ask a question of. [1/5 definitions]