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request meaning

EN[ɹɪˈkwɛst] [-ɛst]
US
WRequest
  • Request may refer to:
  • a question, a request for information
  • a petition, a formal document demanding something that is submitted to an authority
  • Request may also refer to:

    Definition of request in English Dictionary

  • NounPLrequestsPREré-SUF-est
    1. Act of requesting (with the adposition at in the presence of possessives, and on in their absence).
      1. I will marry her, sir, at your request.
      2. - Shakespeare
      3. The promise that arises upon an account stated, is to pay on request.
      4. - The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports, 1839
    2. A formal message requesting something.
      1. Condition of being sought after.
        1. OBS That which is asked for or requested.
        2. VerbSGrequestsPRrequestingPT, PPrequested
          1. to express the need or desire for.
            1. to ask somebody to do something.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • She requested a five a.m. wake-up call from the front desk.
                • This petition for Jesus to "help my unbelief" is itself a request for singlemindedness -- or, more precisely, for the healing of doublemindedness, of doubt.
                • The petitioners ſpeak for themſelves or request the aſſiſtance of a chiauſh; for neither pleaders nor attornies are admitted.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • The Managing Director men kind-heartedly granted his request.
                • Even if you do not identify yourself as a convention-goer, the hotel will figure it out by the dates you request.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                Related Links:
                1. en requested
                2. en requests
                3. en requestee
                4. en requestor
                5. en requester
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                Grammatically, this word "request" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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