So yes, attempting to solicit positive stories about the NYPD predictably opened the floodgates for Twitter criticism.
Having scurried away from the political competition, they solicit war stories from guests who are still in the fray.
In November 2013, the CFPB began to solicit online feedback on consumer debt collection practices.
You may even want to solicit feedback from friends in the field.
It is where Bernie had his small circle of friends, particularly Robert Jaffe, solicit people for his fraudulent funds.
A man is actually expected to court, solicit, and even worship the object that he is after all called upon to pay for.
Upon this, I wrote to you, Sir, and you were so obliging as to solicit passports for me.
All readers are hereby constituted agents to solicit subscriptions to The Prairie Farmer.
It was the taste of his time to desire, if not solicit patronage.
We solicit your influence with your friends, and will be ready to reciprocate such favors.
early 15c., "to disturb, trouble," from Middle French soliciter (14c.), from Latin sollicitare "to disturb, rouse, trouble, harass; stimulate, provoke," from sollicitus "agitated," from sollus "whole, entire" + citus "aroused," past participle of ciere "shake, excite, set in motion" (see cite). Related: Solicited; soliciting.
Meaning "entreat, petition" is from 1520s. Meaning "to further (business affairs)" evolved mid-15c. from Middle French sense of "manage affairs." The sexual sense (often in reference to prostitutes) is attested from 1710, probably from a merger of the business sense and an earlier sense of "to court or beg the favor of" (a woman), attested from 1590s.