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.

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

  2. requestnoun

    Formal message requesting something.

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

  3. requestnoun

    condition of being sought after.

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

  4. requestverb

    to express the need or desire for

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

  5. requestverb

    to ask somebody to do something

    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. Pope Francis:

    I would like to give you some homework. Can I do that? It is a simple request, but very important, please don't forget to pray for me, so that I can share with many people the joy of Jesus.

  2. The New York Times:

    Instead, Mr. Marchionne's request for a meeting on the subject was flatly turned down.

  3. Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova:

    We are currently reviewing the shareholder agreement article by article. Our request is for Westinghouse to come as a strategic investor who participates in the project with real, fresh financial resources and stays in as long as possible, what we have asked for from Westinghouse is to have a 49 percent participation in the project and invest into the plan according to the stake.

  4. Communications Salleh Said Keruak:

    It is an offence ... to upload any comment, request, suggestion or other communication which is obscene, indecent, false, menacing or offensive in character with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass another person.

  5. Gabriel Weinberg:

    It’s really a myth that you need to track people to get good search results, most of the personalization people want is really localization. And we can do that without tracking you, because your location is kind of embedded in the request you make to us. We can use that on the fly for that search and not save or store it and still give you local things on DuckDuckGo.

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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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