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English → English (WordNet) Definition: solicit solicit v 1: 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” [syn: beg, tap] 2: make amorous advances towards; “John is courting Mary” [syn: woo, court, romance] 3: approach with an offer of sexual favors; “he was solicited by a prostitute”; “The young man was caught soliciting in the park” [syn: hook, accost] 4: incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination; “He was accused of soliciting his colleagues to destroy the documents” 5: make a solicitation or petition for something desired; “She is too shy to solicit”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Soliciting Solicit \So*lic"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Solicited; p. pr. & vb. n. Soliciting.] [F. sollicier, L. sollicitare, solicitare, -atum, fr. sollicitus wholly (i. e., violently) moved; sollus whole + citus, p. p. of ciere to move, excite. See Solemn, Cite.] 1. To ask from with earnestness; to make petition to; to apply to for obtaining something; as, to solicit person for alms. [1913 Webster] Did I solicit thee From darkness to promote me? --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To endeavor to obtain; to seek; to plead for; as, to solicit an office; to solicit a favor. [1913 Webster] I view my crime, but kindle at the view, Repent old pleasures, and solicit new. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. To awake or excite to action; to rouse desire in; to summon; to appeal to; to invite. [1913 Webster] That fruit . . . solicited her longing eye. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Sounds and some tangible qualities solicit their proper senses, and force an entrance to the mind. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 4. To urge the claims of; to plead; to act as solicitor for or with reference to. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Should My brother henceforth study to forget The vow that he hath made thee, I would ever Solicit thy deserts. --Ford. [1913 Webster] 5. To disturb; to disquiet; -- a Latinism rarely used. [1913 Webster] Hath any ill solicited thine ears? --Chapman. [1913 Webster] But anxious fears solicit my weak breast. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Syn: Syn. To beseech; ask; request; crave; supplicate; entreat; beg; implore; importune. See Beseech. [1913 Webster]


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