Definition of Request

1. Noun. A formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority.

Exact synonyms: Petition, Postulation
Specialized synonyms: Application, Appeal, Collection, Ingathering, Solicitation, Demand
Generic synonyms: Content, Message, Subject Matter, Substance
Derivative terms: Petition, Petitionary



2. Verb. Express the need or desire for; ask for. "She called for room service"

3. Noun. The verbal act of requesting.

4. Verb. Ask (a person) to do something. "They request to move "; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"
Specialized synonyms: Enjoin, Order, Say, Tell, Call, Bid, Invite, Declare Oneself, Offer, Pop The Question, Propose
Generic synonyms: Ask

5. Verb. Inquire for (information). "I requested information from the secretary"
Generic synonyms: Enquire, Inquire, Wonder
Specialized synonyms: Seek

Definition of Request

1. n. The act of asking for anything desired; expression of desire or demand; solicitation; prayer; petition; entreaty.

2. v. t. To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor.

Definition of Request

1. Noun. Act of (requesting). ¹

2. Noun. Formal (message) requesting something. ¹

3. Noun. (condition Condition) of being sought after. ¹

4. Verb. to express the need or desire for ¹

5. Verb. to ask somebody to do something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Request

1. to express a desire for [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Request

requalifications
requalified
requalifies
requalify
requalifying
requeen
requeened
requeening
requeens
requel
requels
requere
requered
requeres
requering
request (current term)
request for admission
request for production
request for proposal
requestable
requested
requester
requesters
requesting
requestion
requestioned
requestioning
requestions
requestor
requestors

Literary usage of Request

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1921)
"Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly and request their concurrence therein. The Senate bill (No. 1466, Int. No. ..."

2. The Law of Contracts by John Innes Clark Hare (1887)
"Implied request . — Payment of another's Debt. — Payment by Mistake. —Effect of express Agreement on implied Promise. IN general where an act is done or ..."

3. The General Law of Suretyship: Including Commercial and Non-commercial by Edward Whiton Spencer (1913)
"Is Surety Entitled to Contribution From Go- Surety who Became Bound at his request? Upon this question the authorities are discordant and to some extent ..."

4. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"the forbearance of civility, and, at the request of the gentlemen, remained at the instrument till her ladyship's carriage was ready to take them all home. ..."

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