Synonyms for solicit

Synonyms for (verb) solicit

Synonyms: solicit

Definition: make a solicitation or petition for something desired

Usage: She is too shy to solicit

Similar words: ask

Definition: make a request or demand for something to somebody

Usage: She asked him for a loan


Synonyms: solicit

Definition: incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination

Usage: He was accused of soliciting his colleagues to destroy the documents

Similar words: cause, induce, get, have, make, stimulate

Definition: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

Usage: The ads induced me to buy a VCR; My children finally got me to buy a computer; My wife made me buy a new sofa


Synonyms: solicit, hook, accost

Definition: approach with an offer of sexual favors

Usage: he was solicited by a prostitute; The young man was caught soliciting in the park

Similar words: offer

Definition: make available or accessible, provide or furnish

Usage: The conference center offers a health spa; The hotel offers private meeting rooms


Synonyms: tap, beg, solicit

Definition: make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently

Usage: Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce; My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest

Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for

Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service


Synonyms: court, romance, solicit, woo

Definition: make amorous advances towards

Usage: John is courting Mary

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel