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, postulation(noun)

    a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

  2. request, asking(verb)

    the verbal act of requesting

  3. 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"

  4. request(verb)

    ask (a person) to do something

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

  5. request(verb)

    inquire for (information)

    "I requested information from the secretary"

Wiktionary

  1. request(Noun)

    Act of requesting.

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

  2. request(Noun)

    Formal message requesting something.

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

  3. request(Noun)

    condition of being sought after.

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

  4. request(Verb)

    to express the need or desire for

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

  5. request(Verb)

    to ask somebody to do something

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Request(noun)

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

  2. Request(noun)

    that which is asked for or requested

  3. Request(noun)

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

  4. Request(verb)

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

  5. Request(verb)

    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 for specific action.

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

    Submitted by MaryC on February 22, 2020  

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

How to pronounce request?

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How to say request in sign language?

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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. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf:

    In response to our request, Secretary Clinton provided the department with emails spanning her time at the department.

  2. Mike Schur:

    That's a rare thing in Hollywood where you make a request from the people who pay you and they say, 'Sounds good,' we really were able to put all the pieces on the chess board and arrange them exactly the way we wanted, so it was like a control freak's dream.

  3. Michael Strahan:

    I didn't wake up and say,' I want a job at' G.M.A.' I was asked to do it by the people who run the network, it was really not a choice. It was a request.

  4. Glen Taylor:

    As a small plant we'll be able to ... uphold the guidelines that these foreign markets would request to provide the product.

  5. White House:

    Any decision like this would only come at the request of Prime Minister Abadi, and after explicit sign-off from the president of the United States, and that sign-off has not been given at this point.

Images & Illustrations of request

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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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