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Verb: request  ri'kwest
  1. Express the need or desire for
    "She requested an extra bed in her room";
    - ask for, 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