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1. solicit

verb. ['səˈlɪsɪt'] make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently.

Synonyms

  • call for
  • buttonhole
  • bespeak
  • quest
  • beg
  • canvas
  • request
  • lobby
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • close
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • solliciter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • sollicitare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Solicit

  • grissett
  • elicit
  • blissett
  • bissett
  • bisset

How do you pronounce solicit?

Pronounce solicit as səˈlɪsɪt.

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Sentences with solicit


1. Verb, base form
Make it simple for those interested to inquire about the opportunity, and solicit their business when they do.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Questions solicit information for the purpose of understanding something.

2. solicit

verb. ['səˈlɪsɪt'] make a solicitation or petition for something desired.

Antonyms

  • ride

Etymology

  • solliciter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • sollicitare (Latin)

3. solicit

verb. ['səˈlɪsɪt'] incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination.

Synonyms

  • make
  • stimulate
  • cause
  • get
  • induce

Antonyms

  • obviate
  • uncover
  • behave
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • solliciter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • sollicitare (Latin)

4. solicit

verb. ['səˈlɪsɪt'] approach with an offer of sexual favors.

Synonyms

  • accost
  • hook
  • offer

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact
  • fail

Etymology

  • solliciter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • sollicitare (Latin)

5. solicit

verb. ['səˈlɪsɪt'] make amorous advances towards.

Synonyms

  • chase after
  • woo
  • act
  • romance
  • display
  • move
  • chase

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • solliciter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • sollicitare (Latin)
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