Definition of Solicitation

1. Noun. An entreaty addressed to someone of superior status. "A solicitation to the king for relief"

Generic synonyms: Appeal, Entreaty, Prayer
Specialized synonyms: Beggary, Begging, Mendicancy, Touch, Importunity, Urgency, Urging
Derivative terms: Solicit



2. Noun. Request for a sum of money. "An appeal to raise money for starving children"
Exact synonyms: Appeal, Collection, Ingathering
Generic synonyms: Petition, Postulation, Request
Specialized synonyms: Whip-round

3. Noun. The act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money).
Exact synonyms: Allurement
Generic synonyms: Enticement, Temptation
Derivative terms: Allure, Solicit

Definition of Solicitation

1. n. The act of soliciting; earnest request; persistent asking; importunity.

Definition of Solicitation

1. Noun. The action or instance of soliciting; petition; proposal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Solicitation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solicitation

solfege
solfeges
solfeggi
solfeggio
solfeggios
solferino
solferinos
solfrino cutter
solfrino cutters
solgel
soli
solicitant
solicitants
solicitate
solicitation (current term)
solicitations
solicited
solicitee
solicitees
soliciting
solicitor
solicitor-client privilege
solicitor general
solicitors
solicitorship
solicitorships
solicitour
solicitous
solicitously

Literary usage of Solicitation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Women Business Owners: Selling to the Federal Government (1993)
"(c) For purposes of this solicitation and Block 2 of Standard Form 33, ... (b) Each offerer shall furnish the information required by the solicitation. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall (1900)
"Several other cases, sometimes cited as holding that solicitation to commit a felony is not indictable, do not so h'old at all, but merely hold that ..."

3. Handbook of Criminal Law by William Lawrence Clark, William Ephraim Mikell (1915)
"solicitation 57. (1) It is a crime at common law to solicit another to commit a ... (3) If the crime solicited is committed, the offense of solicitation is ..."

4. Handbook of Criminal Law by William Lawrence Clark, William Ephraim Mikell (1915)
"solicitation 57. (1) It is a crime at common law to solicit another to commit a ... (3) If the crime solicited is committed, the offense of solicitation is ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"If this section be so construed as to prohibit such solicitation by such agent of orders for the sale of Intoxicating liquors, Is It valid and enforceable, ..."

6. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1907)
"So, in 1807, the Bishop of Badajoz tried Joseph Méndez Rodríguez, priest of Llerena, for solicitation, apparently without remonstrance on its part and when, ..."

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