Meaning of “ask someone out” in the English Dictionary

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"ask someone out" in American English

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ask someone out

phrasal verb with ask us /æsk/ verb

to invite someone to go with you somewhere socially, esp. because you have romantic feelings for the person:

She said she was going to ask him out to lunch.

(Definition of “ask someone out” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)