Definition Of solicit
ask for or try to obtain (something) from someone.
he called a meeting to solicit their views
Example Of solicit
A ridiculous and doomed attempt to solicit someone to commit a crime, for example, is still criminal solicitation; a pitifully executed attempt at fraud is still fraud.
Are you being solicited to do consulting work on this?
As a candidate for the Board of Directors, I plan to continue to solicit your ideas and seek your input.
As a twenty-one-year-old teacher, she requested and received authorization from the trustees to solicit funds for a new roof for Luther Hall.
But to seek out praise, to actively solicit positive feedback is not my style.