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solicit

solicit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word solicit

Definition
(verb) make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
Synonyms : beg , tap
Example Sentence
  • Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce
  • My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities

Definition
(verb) make amorous advances towards
Synonyms : court , romance , woo
Example Sentence
  • John is courting Mary

Definition
(verb) approach with an offer of sexual favors
Synonyms : accost , hook
Example Sentence
  • he was solicited by a prostitute
  • The young man was caught soliciting in the park

Definition
(verb) incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination
Example Sentence
  • He was accused of soliciting his colleagues to destroy the documents

Definition
(verb) make a solicitation or petition for something desired
Example Sentence
  • She is too shy to solicit

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for solicit

so+ let(li)+ me sit(cit)....i requestd my teacher
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