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adjective as in wanting to know

Strong match

  • querying

Weak match

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Example Sentences

Why, some might be asking, am I being so harsh on their work so soon after they died?

I remember all our music appeared on Spotify overnight, without anybody asking us.

Many hold classes in their living rooms, asking students to help re-arrange and then later put back furniture.

As Randy notes, “Maybe there is a value in shining a light on this and asking the questions.”

So now the company is asking the FCC to, in effect, reverse itself.

I didn't much like his offhand way of asking; not that it wasn't a perfectly legitimate query.

"From what I have heard, I think I may be free to discuss this," and she paused again, with her eyes asking that she may.

Such a betrayal led him upon the following day to send a note to Mrs. Chepstow, asking for an appointment.

Anchored at Imbros when I got a cable asking me what forces I shall need to carry right through to a finish.

A beggar asking alms under the character of a poor scholar, a gentleman put the question, Quomodo vales?


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to asking, such as: null, and inquisitive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.