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Solicit (IPA: /səˈɫɪsɪt/)


Solicit (v. t.)

To ask from with earnestness; to make petition to; to apply to for obtaining something; as, to solicit person for alms.

Solicit (v. t.)

To endeavor to obtain; to seek; to plead for; as, to solicit an office; to solicit a favor.

Solicit (v. t.)

To awake or excite to action; to rouse desire in; to summon; to appeal to; to invite.

Solicit (v. t.)

To urge the claims of; to plead; to act as solicitor for or with reference to.

Solicit (v. t.)

To disturb; to disquiet; -- a Latinism rarely used.

Solicit Synonyms

Beg, Tap

Solicit Synonyms

Hook, Accost

Solicit Synonyms

Woo, Court, Romance

Spanish Translation

Solicit in Spanish is Solicitar

Tagalog Translation

Solicit in Tagalog is Maghanap

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay To mould Me man? Did I solicit thee From darkness to promote me?" - Paradise Lost


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