request

  • 1 request — I noun appeal, application, asking, begging, behest, beseechment, bid, call, claim, demand, desideratum, entreaty, exaction, expressed desire, impetration, imploration, importunity, insistence, invitation, invocation, motion, obsecration, order,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 request — [ri kwest′] n. [ME < OFr requeste < ML requesta < fem. pp. of VL * requaerere: see REQUIRE] 1. the act of asking, or expressing a desire, for something; solicitation or petition 2. something asked for [to grant a request] 3. the state of …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Request — Re*quest (r[ e]*kw[hand]st ), n. [OE. requeste, OF. requeste, F. requ[^e]te, LL. requesta, for requisita, fr. L. requirere, requisitum, to seek again, ask for. See {Require}, and cf. {Quest}.] 1. The act of asking for anything desired; expression …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Request — Re*quest (r? kw?st ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Requested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Requesting}.] [Cf. OF. requester, F. requ[^e]ter.] 1. To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Request — may refer to: *a question *in computer science, a message sent between objects *Request TV, a defunct pay per view service …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 Request — (englisch für Anfrage) steht für einen US amerikanischen Hersteller, siehe ReQuest Inc. die Anfrage eines Clients an einen Server im Client Server Modell Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 7 request — The noun is commonly followed by for (a request for more time). The verb, unlike ask, cannot be used in constructions of the type ☒ We requested them for more time; the correct sequence is either We requested more time from them or We requested… …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 request — [n] question or petition appeal, application, asking, begging, call, commercial, demand, desire, entreaty, inquiry, invitation, offer, prayer, recourse, requisition, solicitation, suit, supplication; concept 662 Ant. answer, reply request [v] ask …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 request — vb *ask, solicit Analogous words: *beg, entreat, beseech, implore, supplicate, importune: appeal, petition, sue, pray (see under PRAYER) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 request — ► NOUN 1) an act of asking politely or formally for something. 2) a thing that is asked for in such a way. ► VERB 1) politely or formally ask for. 2) politely or formally ask (someone) to do something. DERIVATIVES requester noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 request — I n. 1) to file, make, submit a request (to file a request with the appropriate authorities; she has a request to make of us; to submit a request to the mayor s office) 2) to act on; honor a request 3) to deny, reject a request 4) a desperate,… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 request — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ special ▪ legitimate, reasonable ▪ unreasonable ▪ formal, official ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 request — ▪ I. request re‧quest 1 [rɪˈkwest] noun , verb to officially or formally ask for something: • Enclosed, please find the information you requested. request that • The state has requested that the companies provide data on lead levels in their… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 request — I UK [rɪˈkwest] / US noun [countable] Word forms request : singular request plural requests *** 1) an act of asking for something in a polite or formal way request for: Requests for visas will be dealt with immediately. refuse/reject a request:… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 request — re|quest1 [ rı kwest ] noun count *** 1. ) an act of asking for something in a polite or formal way: request for: Requests for visas will be dealt with within 48 hours. refuse/reject a request: Three banks have already refused his request for a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 request — re|quest1 W2S2 [rıˈkwest] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: requeste, from Vulgar Latin, from requaerere; REQUIRE] 1.) a polite or formal demand for something request for ▪ They have made an urgent request for international aid. request… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 request — 1 /rI kwest/ noun 1 (C) a polite or formal demand for something (+ for): They have made an urgent request for international aid. | request that: He ignored the neighbours requests that he should make less noise. | at sb s request (=because they… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 Request — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Request >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 request request requisition Sgm: N 1 claim claim &c.(demand) 741 Sgm: N 1 petition petition suit prayer Sgm: N 1 begging letter begging letter roun …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 request — 01. I put in a [request] to my boss for a raise, but he hasn t answered me yet. 02. Visitors are [requested] to remove their hat and shoes at the entrance to the mosque. 03. My daughter phoned the radio station to make a [request] last night, but …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 request — [[t]rɪkwe̱st[/t]] ♦♦ requests, requesting, requested 1) VERB If you request something, you ask for it politely or formally. [FORMAL] [V n] Mr Dennis said he had requested access to a telephone... [V that] She had requested that the door to her… …

    English dictionary


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