Request meaning

rĭ-kwĕst'
Request means to ask for something.

An example of request is to ask for a menu in a restaurant.

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Request is defined as the act of asking for something or something you asked for.

An example of request is the song someone asked a band to play.

noun
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Something asked for.

Wasn't happy until he got his request.

noun
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The act of asking, or expressing a desire, for something; solicitation or petition.
noun
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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.

verb
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To express a wish or desire for; ask for, esp. in a polite or formal way.
verb
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To ask (a person) to do something.

The police requested her to accompany them.

verb
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Something asked for.

To grant a request.

noun
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To ask (a person) to do something.
verb
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To express the need or desire for.
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To ask somebody to do something.
verb
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An act of asking for something.
noun
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A formal message requesting something.
noun
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The state of being asked for or wanted; demand.

A song much in request.

noun
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Condition of being sought after.
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Act of requesting.
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by request
  • In response to an expressed desire:.
    We are offering these scarves for sale again by request.
idiom
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in request
  • In great demand:.
    A pianist in great request.
idiom
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on
  • When asked for:.
    References are available on request.
idiom
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by request
  • In response to a request.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

by request
in request
by request

Origin of request

  • From Middle English requeste the act of requesting from Old French from Vulgar Latin (rēs) requaesita (thing) requested from alteration of Latin requīsīta feminine past participle of requīrere to ask for require
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French requeste (French: requête), from Vulgar Latin *requæsita, from Latin requisita, feminine of requisitus (“requested, demanded"), past participle of requÄ«rō (“require, ask").
    From Wiktionary