What does ask for mean?

ask for meaning in General Dictionary

express the necessity or desire to have

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  • raise the probability of

Sentence Examples with the word ask for

Thus, in short, if we ask for a clear and definite fundamental intuition, distinct from regard for happiness, we find really nothing in Whewell's doctrine except the single rule of veracity (including fidelity to promises); and even of this the axiomatic character becomes evanescent on closer inspection, since it is not maintained that the rule is practically unqualified, but only that it is practically undesirable to formulate its qualifications.

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