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Verb: request  ri'kwest
  1. Express the need or desire for; ask for
    "She requested an extra bed in her room";
    - bespeak, call for, quest
  2. Ask (a person) to do something
    "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"
  3. Inquire for (information)
    "I requested information from the secretary"
Noun: request  ri'kwest
  1. A formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
    - petition, postulation
  2. The verbal act of requesting
    - asking

Derived forms: requested, requesting, requests

Type of: ask, communicate, content, enquire [Brit, Cdn], inquire, message, pass, pass along, pass on, put across, speech act, subject matter, substance, wonder

Encyclopedia: Request