What does request mean?

Definitions for request
rɪˈkwɛstre·quest

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word request.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. request, petition, postulationnoun

    a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

  2. request, askingverb

    the verbal act of requesting

  3. request, bespeak, call for, questverb

    express the need or desire for; ask for

    "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"

  4. requestverb

    ask (a person) to do something

    "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"

  5. requestverb

    inquire for (information)

    "I requested information from the secretary"

Wiktionary

  1. requestnoun

    Act of requesting.

  2. requestnoun

    Formal message requesting something.

  3. requestnoun

    condition of being sought after.

  4. requestverb

    to express the need or desire for

  5. requestverb

    to ask somebody to do something

  6. Etymology: From requeste (French: requête), from *requæsita, from requisita, feminine of requisitus, past participle of.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Requestnoun

    the act of asking for anything desired; expression of desire or demand; solicitation; prayer; petition; entreaty

  2. Requestnoun

    that which is asked for or requested

  3. Requestnoun

    a state of being desired or held in such estimation as to be sought after or asked for; demand

  4. Requestverb

    to ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor

  5. Requestverb

    to address with a request; to ask

Freebase

  1. Request

    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."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Request

    rē-kwest′, v.t. to ask for earnestly: to entreat: to desire.—n. petition: prayer: desire: demand: that which is requested: a want: a question: the state of being desired.—n. Request′er.—Request note, in the inland revenue, an application to obtain a permit for removing excisable articles: programme.—Court of Requests, a former Court of Equity in England, inferior to the Court of Chancery, abolished in 1641: a local tribunal instituted in London by Henry VIII. for the recovery of small debts—called also Court of Conscience: Letters of Request, the formal instrument by which in English ecclesiastical law an inferior judge waives his jurisdiction over a cause, and refers it to a higher court. [O. Fr. requeste (Fr. requête)—L. requisitum, pa.p. of requirĕrere-, away, quærĕre, to seek.]

Editors Contribution

  1. request

    Ask respectfully for specific action.

    They respectfully request unity government knowing it's easy and simple to create, their voices are heard.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 22, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'request' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2662

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'request' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3830

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'request' in Nouns Frequency: #907

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'request' in Verbs Frequency: #599

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of request in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of request in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of request in a Sentence

  1. Ronny Jackson:

    Z-Pak is the common name for Zithromax, an antibiotic that treats infections. The doctor at the medical unit rejected the request, insisting that the staffer first receive an examination. The doctor was particularly concerned about serious cardiac issues that can result from taking Z-Pak. The staffer grew frustrated, this person recalled, and responded: moments later, another colleague walked past the doctor, grabbed the Z-Paks and handed them to the White House staffer.

  2. Tammy Patrick:

    Don't wait to register. Don't wait to check your registration. Don't wait to request your ballot. Don't wait to return it. Because you want to make sure that you leave nothing to chance in this very, very important moment.

  3. Elizabeth Hoff:

    We need to go in with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent for a door-to-door basement, if there are these cases we need to verify and make sure they get urgent treatment, i sent an immediate request to authorities for more supplies to be brought in. We are asking for mobile clinics and medical teams to be dispatched.

  4. Debra Katz:

    What I can speak to is when victims of sexual assault and violence go to their Congress people -- when they go to their senators and they ask for their information to be confidential, I think that that's a request that needs to be respected.

  5. Ministry of Justice:

    Local authorities can apply to courts to request permission not to notify parents without parental responsibility about care proceedings, and courts should consider the potential harm to the child and mother when making this decision.

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Translations for request

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  • طلبArabic
  • запытаць, запытвацьBelarusian
  • petició, demanar, sol·licitudCatalan, Valencian
  • žádat, žádost, požádat, prosbaCzech
  • ansøgning, anmodeDanish
  • Ersuchen, Bitte, Antrag, Anfrage, anfordern, Nachfrage, Be­gehr, begehren, erbitten, Ansinnen, Wunsch, verlangen nach, Gesuch, bitten um, Eingabe, erwünschenGerman
  • ζητώGreek
  • petoEsperanto
  • pedir, petición, solicitud, demandaSpanish
  • paluma, soovima, tellimusEstonian
  • طلب کردن, درخواستن, درخواست کردن, درخواستPersian
  • pyytää, anoa, pyyntöFinnish
  • demander, requête, demande, prierFrench
  • iarrIrish
  • iarrtas, iarr, iarraidhScottish Gaelic
  • בַּקָּשָׁהHebrew
  • निवेदनHindi
  • kívánság, kérvény, kereslet, kérésHungarian
  • խնդրանք, խնդրել, հարցում, հարցապնդում, խնդիր, հայցել, խնդիրք, պահանջարկArmenian
  • permintaanIndonesian
  • richiestaItalian
  • 要求, 頼む, 依頼, 要望する, 要請する, 求めるJapanese
  • ವಿನಂತಿKannada
  • 付託, 要求, 요구, 부탁하다, 要望, 부탁, 요망Korean
  • تکا, doz, خواست, tika, داوا, داوا کردن, rica, dawa, daxwazKurdish
  • prasīšana, prasīt, lūgšana, lūgt, prasība, lūgumsLatvian
  • барање, баранMacedonian
  • അഭ്യര്‍ത്ഥനMalayalam
  • anmodeNorwegian
  • verzoeken, verzoek, vraagDutch
  • prosićPolish
  • requerer, requisição, pedir, requerimento, pedido, solicitarPortuguese
  • mañayQuechua
  • cere, ruga, cerereRomanian
  • запрос, просьба, запрашивать, требование, требовать, ходатайство, заявка, запроситьRussian
  • be, anhållan, önskemål, utbedja, anmodan, uppmana, anhålla om, bön, utbe, begära, efterfrågan, begäran, bedja, önskan, anmodaSwedish
  • ombi, maombiSwahili
  • VignapthiTelugu
  • ขอร้องThai
  • istekTurkish
  • запитUkrainian
  • درخواستUrdu
  • 請求, yêu cầu, 要求, thỉnh cầuVietnamese
  • בקשהYiddish
  • 请求Chinese

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