1. The act of soliciting; earnest request; persistent asking; importunity.
2. Excitement; invitation; as, the solicitation of the senses.
n 1: an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status; "a
solicitation to the king for relief"
2: request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for
starving children" [syn: appeal, collection, ingathering]
3: the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an
offer of sex in return for money) [syn: allurement]