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Solicit

So`lic´it
v. t.1.To ask from with earnestness; to make petition to; to apply to for obtaining something; as, to solicit person for alms.
[imp. & p. p. Solicited; p. pr. & vb. n. Soliciting.]
Did I solicit thee
From darkness to promote me?
- Milton.
2.To endeavor to obtain; to seek; to plead for; as, to solicit an office; to solicit a favor.
3.To awake or excite to action; to rouse desire in; to summon; to appeal to; to invite.
That fruit . . . solicited her longing eye.
- Milton.
4.To urge the claims of; to plead; to act as solicitor for or with reference to.
5.To disturb; to disquiet; - a Latinism rarely used.
But anxious fears solicit my weak breast.
- Dryden.
Verb1.solicit - make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently; "Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce"; "My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities"
Synonyms: beg, tap
2.solicit - make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"
Synonyms: court, romance, woo
3.solicit - approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"
Synonyms: accost, hook
4.solicit - incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination; "He was accused of soliciting his colleagues to destroy the documents"
5.solicit - make a solicitation or petition for something desired; "She is too shy to solicit"
accost, address, angle for, appeal to, apply, approach, ask, ask for, bespeak, bid for, call, call on, call upon, canvass, challenge, claim, court, crave, demand, desire, drum, entice, entreat, exact, fish for, go, hustle, implore, importune, look for, lure, make a pass, make advances, make an overture, overture, pander to, petition, pop the question, postulate, pray, proposition, refer, require, requisition, resort, sue, sue for, supplicate, throw a pass, turn, woo
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