Definition of "Ask" :
verb: make a request or demand for something to somebody
"She asked him for a loan."
verb: consider obligatory; request and expect
"Aren't we asking too much of these children?."
verb: direct or put; seek an answer to
"Ask a question."
verb: address a question to and expect an answer from
"Ask your teacher about trigonometry."
verb: require or ask for as a price or condition
"He is asking $200 for the table."
verb: make a date
"Has he asked you out yet?."
verb: require as useful, just, or proper
"This job asks a lot of patience and skill."