Definitions for REQUESTrɪˈkwɛst
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of asking for something to be given or done; solicitation or petition.
an instance of this:
a request for silence.
a written statement of petition.
(v.t.)to ask for, esp. formally or politely:
I request permission to speak.
to ask or beg (usu. fol. by a clause or an infinitive):
I request to be excused.
to ask or beg (someone) to do something:
He requested me to leave.
Idioms for request:
by request,in response to a request.
Origin of request:
1300–50; requeste (n.) < OF < VL *requaesita things asked for, n. use of neut. pl. ptp. of *requaerere to seek, for L requīrere. See require , quest
request, petition, postulation(noun)
a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
the verbal act of requesting
request, bespeak, call for, quest(verb)
express the need or desire for; ask for
"She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"
ask (a person) to do something
"She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"
inquire for (information)
"I requested information from the secretary"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
when sb politely asks for sth
How do I make a polite request in Spanish?; a request for more information
to politely ask for sth
I would like to request a copy of the booklet.; He has requested that the money be returned.; We request guests to vacate rooms by 11 a.m.
Act of requesting.
Formal message requesting something.
condition of being sought after.
to express the need or desire for
to ask somebody to do something
Origin: From requeste (French: requête), from *requæsita, from requisita, feminine of requisitus, past participle of .
the act of asking for anything desired; expression of desire or demand; solicitation; prayer; petition; entreaty
that which is asked for or requested
a state of being desired or held in such estimation as to be sought after or asked for; demand
to ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor
to address with a request; to ask
Request is the second album by South African Gothic rock band The Awakening released during April 1998. Taking a step towards the New Romantic sound, Request brought the band more exposure and club rotation with three singles as well as their first music video for "Rain."
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'REQUEST' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2662
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'REQUEST' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3830
Rank popularity for the word 'REQUEST' in Nouns Frequency: #907
Rank popularity for the word 'REQUEST' in Verbs Frequency: #599
Translations for REQUEST
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the act of asking for something
I did that at his request; After frequent requests, he eventually agreed to sing.
- pedidoPortuguese (BR)
- die BitteGerman
- anmodning; opfordringDanish
- αίτηση, αίτημα, παράκλησηGreek
- petición, solicitudSpanish
- درخواست؛ تقاضاFarsi
- molba, potražnjaCroatian
- beiðni, tilmæliIcelandic
- prašymas, reikalavimasLithuanian
- anmodning, oppfordringNorwegian
- درخواست؛ تقاضاPersian
- غوښتنه، درخواست، عرض، هيلهPashto
- prošnja, zahtevaSlovenian
- begäran, önskan, önskemålSwedish
- rica, istekTurkish
- 要求Chinese (Trad.)
- прохання; вимогаUkrainian
- lời yêu cầuVietnamese
- 要求Chinese (Simp.)
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