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  Definition of solicit
  1. make a solicitation or petition for something desired; "She is too shy to solicit"
  2. incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination; "He was accused of soliciting his colleagues to destroy the documents"
  3. approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"
  4. 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"
  5. make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"
Similar Words: hook, accost, beg, tap, woo, court, romance

 

Hyponyms: quest, canvass, canvas, lobby, buttonhole, chase, chase after, display

 

Grouped Verbs: hook, snare

 

Derivational Morphology: solicitation, allurement, beggary, begging, mendicancy, solicitor, canvasser, love story, romance, love affair, courtship, wooing, courting, suit, suitor, suer, wooer

 

Anagrams: colitis

 

 
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