Ask

v. trans. or absol.
Ask a question: P. and V. ἐρωτᾶν (τινά τι), ἐρέσθαι (τινά τι) (2nd aor.), νερωτᾶν (τινά τι), ἐπερέσθαι (τινά τι) (2nd aor.), πυνθνεσθαι (τινός τι), Ar. and P. ἐπερωτᾶν (τινά τι), Ar. and V. ἐκπυνθνεσθαι (τινός τι), V. ἱστορεῖν (τινά τι), νιστορεῖν (τινά τι), ἐξιστορεῖν (τινά τι), ἐξερωτᾶν (τινά), ἐξερέσθαι (τινά) (2nd aor.), πεύθεσθαι (τινός τι); see {{U}}Inquire.
Ask in addition: P. προσερωτᾶν, προσανερωτᾶν.
Ask again: Ar. and P. ἐπανερωτᾶν.
Ask in return: P. ἀντερωτᾶν.
Ask as a request: P. and V. αἰτεῖν (τινά τι), αἰτεῖσθαί (τινά τι), παραιτεῖσθαί (τινά τι), παιτεῖν (τινά τι), δεῖσθαί (τινός τι), προσαιτεῖν (τινά τι), V. ἐξαιτεῖν (τινά τι), ἐξαιτεῖσθαί (τι).
Entreat: P. and V. αἰτεῖν, κετεύειν, δεῖσθαι (gen.), Ar. and P. ἀντιβολεῖν V. λίσσεσθαι, ἀντιάζειν, προσπίτνειν, ἐξικετεύειν, Ar. and V. ἄντεσθαι, ἱκνεῖσθαι; see {{U}}Entreat.
Ask, entreat in return: P. ἀντιδεῖσθαι (gen.).
Join in asking: P. συνδεῖσθαι (gen.).
Ask to do a .thing: P. and V. αἰτεῖν (τινά, infin.), ἀξιοῦν (τινά, infin.), δεῖσθαί (τινος, infin.). παραιτεῖσθαί (τινα, infin.), V. παιτεῖν (τινά, infin.).
Demand: P. and V. ἀξιοῦν (infin.), δικαιοῦν (infin.). see {{U}}Claim.
Invite: P. and V. καλεῖν, παρακαλεῖν.
Ask back, demand back: P. and V. παιτεῖν.
Ask for: P. and V. αἰτεῖν (acc.) or mid., παιτεῖν (acc.), V. ἐξαιτεῖν (acc.) or mid.
As a favour: P. and V. παραιτεῖσθαι (τινά τι), προσαιτεῖν (τινά τι), V. ἐπαιτεῖν (τινά τι).
Given, not asked for: V. δωρητὸς οὐκ αἰτητός (Soph., O.R. 384).
Ask for in return: P. ἀνταπαιτεῖν (acc.).

Woodhouse English-Greek dictionary. A vocabulary of the Attic language. 2014.

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