Definition of Request in English :

Define Request in English

Request meaning in English

Meaning of Request in English

Pronunciation of Request in English

Request pronunciation in English

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1. petition, postulation, request

a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

2. asking, request

the verbal act of requesting


3. bespeak, call for, quest, request

express the need or desire for; ask for

Example Sentences:
'She requested an extra bed in her room'
'She called for room service'

4. request

ask (a person) to do something

Example Sentences:
'She asked him to be here at noon'
'I requested that she type the entire manuscript'

5. request

inquire for (information)

Example Sentences:
'I requested information from the secretary'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
to express a desire for, esp politely; ask for or demand
to request a bottle of wine
the act or an instance of requesting, esp in the form of a written statement; petition or solicitation
a request for a song
(as modifier)
a request programme
3.  at the request of
4.  by request
5.  in request
6.  on request

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see synonyms of request
the act of asking, or expressing a desire, for something; solicitation or petition
something asked for
to grant a request
the state of being asked for or wanted; demand
a song much in request
verb transitive
to express a wish or desire for; ask for, esp. in a polite or formal way
often followed by an infinitive or by a clause beginning with that
to ask (a person) to do something

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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tr.v. re·quest·ed, re·quest·ing, re·quests
1. To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause: requested information about the experiment; requested to see the evidence firsthand; requested that the bus driver stop at the next corner.
2. To ask (a person) to do something: The police requested her to accompany them.
1. An act of asking for something.
2. Something asked for: wasn't happy until he got his request.

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