American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To express a desire for; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause: requested information about the experiment; requested to see the evidence firsthand; requested that the bus driver stop at the next corner.
- v. To ask (a person) to do something: The police requested her to accompany them.
- n. The act of asking.
- n. Something asked for.
- idiom. by request In response to an expressed desire: We are offering these scarves for sale again by request.
- idiom. in request In great demand: a pianist in great request.
- idiom. on When asked for: References are available on request.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The expression of desire to some person for something to be granted or done; an asking; a petition; a prayer; an entreaty.
- n. That which is asked for or requested.
- n. A question.
- n. The state of being desired, or held in such estimation as to be sought after, pursued, or asked for.
- n. An English tribunal of a special jurisdiction for the recovery of small debts.
- n. Letters formerly granted by the Lord Privy Seal preparatory to granting letters of marque.
- n. Synonyms Petition, Suit, etc. (see prayer), solicitation. See ask.
- To make a request for; ask; solicit; express desire for.
- To express a request to; ask.
- Synonyms Beg. Beseech, etc., (see ask), desire, petition for.
- n. Act of requesting.
- n. Formal message requesting something.
- n. Condition of being sought after.
- v. to express the need or desire for
- v. to ask somebody to do something
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of asking for anything desired; expression of desire or demand; solicitation; prayer; petition; entreaty.
- n. That which is asked for or requested.
- n. A state of being desired or held in such estimation as to be sought after or asked for; demand.
- v. To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit.
- v. To address with a request; to ask.
- v. ask (a person) to do something
- v. express the need or desire for; ask for
- n. the verbal act of requesting
- v. inquire for (information)
- n. a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
- From Old French requeste (French: requête), from Vulgar Latin *requæsita, from Latin requisita, feminine of requisitus ("requested, demanded"), past participle of requīrō ("require, ask"). (Wiktionary)
- From Middle English requeste, the act of requesting, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *(rēs) requaesita, (thing) requested, from alteration of Latin requīsīta, feminine past participle of requīrere, to ask for; see require. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Earlier I had made a request about trauma related statistics, she then cited statistics on them as a “refutation” to my _request_.”
“+I give thanks to my God+ (He is mine, as I am His) +over my whole memory of you; always in each request of mine on behalf of you all forming and expressing+ (_poioumenos_ ) +that+ (_tên_) +request with joy+;”
“My main request is that you remain cautious about engaging in speculation, rumor, or hearsay accounts of the case.”
“Walsh says what matters more than the request is the response.”
“But I think if you actually say you are going to comply with a request, you should do it whether or not the request is actually enforced.”
“For someone as prolific and accomplished as Professor Liu, complying with such a request is a monumental task.”
“We think our request is being addressed," Scherr said.”
“I hope the GOP understands ... his request is appropriate.”
“If the response is anything like just happened with your title request the job will be easier than the present practice.”
“When I have asked you for an inference chain from ID's core hypotheses plus the ID research programs auxilliary hypotheses to Well's conclusion, you have said such a request is absurd.”
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