ask (Verb) — Request information about. ex. "I asked about their special today" ex. "He had to ask directions several times"
ask (Verb) — Make a request or demand for something to somebody. ex. "She asked him for a loan"
ask (Verb) — Direct or put; seek an answer to. ex. "ask a question"
ask (Verb) — Consider obligatory; request and expect. ex. "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"
ask (Verb) — Address a question to and expect an answer from. ex. "Ask your teacher about trigonometry" ex. "The children asked me about their dead grandmother"
ask (Verb) — Must previously have happened or existed, happen or be in place during (in order for stated thing to be happening or be the case). ex. "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"
ask (Verb) — Require or ask for as a price or condition. ex. "He is asking $200 for the table" ex. "The kidnappers are asking a million dollars in return for the release of their hostage"