how to pronounce solicit


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The above transcription of solicit is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

solicit is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of solicit in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… happens is we solicit normally we …”

meanings of solicit


  1. To persistently endeavor to obtain an object, or bring about an event.
  2. To disturb or trouble; to harass.
  3. To woo; to court.
  4. To urge the claims of; to plead; to act as solicitor for or with reference to.
  5. To disturb; to disquiet.
  6. To make a petition.
  7. To persuade or incite one to commit some act, especially illegal or sexual behavior. If you want to lose your virginity, you should try to solicit some fine looking women.
  8. To offer to perform sexual activity, especially when for a payment.


  1. Solicitation.

words that rhyme with solicit


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