2. To request; solicit; to express a desire for, seek, request, petition, solicit, appeal, plead, supplicate, beg: "I had no choice but to ask him for help in changing the tire. If you think you really deserve it, ask for a raise."
3. To demand or expect as a price; charge, claim; request, desire, expect: "They are asking ten dollars for it. The antique dealer asked $25.00 for the watch."
4. To behave in such a way as to appear to be looking for trouble, punishment, etc.: "He was obviously asking for jail time by drinking and then driving his car in his condition."
2. To request; to express a desire for: Erika had no choice but to ask Rickey for help in changing the tire.
3. To demand or to expect; such as, a price: The antique dealer wanted to ask $25.00 for the watch.
Come on Wade, didn’t you ax Arturo about that movie yesterday?
This pronunciation still exists in many dialects, but it is "no longer considered acceptable" in standard English.
When Olivia was writing an anthology of rural folk tales, she often had to ask the local people to explain what they were saying.
Juana was amused by the frequent response, "Lady, you ax me about that TV program already."
-From an anonymous contributer.