HyperDic: request

English > 5 senses of the word request:
NOUNcommunicationrequest, petition, postulationa formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
communicationrequest, askingthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting
VERBcommunicationrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questexpress the need or desire for
communicationrequestask (a person) to do something
communicationrequestinquire for (information)
request > pronunciation
Soundsrihkweh'st; riykweh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > request: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority.
Synonymspetition, postulation
NarrowerapplicationA verbal or written request for assistance or employment / employment or admission to a school
demandAn urgent or peremptory request
solicitation, appeal, collection, ingatheringrequest for a sum of money
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishdemanda, instancia, pedido, petición, solicitud
Catalaninstància, petició, sol·licitud
Verbsrequestask (a person) to do something
English > request: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting.
Synonymasking
NarrowercallA request
charge, billingrequest for payment of a debt
entreaty, prayer, appealearnest or urgent request
invitationA request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
notification, noticeA request for payment
orderA request for something to be made, supplied, or served
prayer, petition, orisonreverent petition to a deity
questioning, inquiringA request for information
recall, callbackA request by the manufacturer / manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
trick or treatA request by children on Halloween
wish, indirect requestAn expression of some desire or inclination
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishinstancia, pedido, petición, solicitud
Catalaninstància, petició, sol·licitud
Verbsrequestexpress the need or desire for
requestask (a person) to do something
requestinquire for (information)
English > request: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress the need or desire for; ask for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"She requested an extra bed in her room"
Synonymsask for, bespeak, call for, quest
Narrowerappeal, invokerequest earnestly (something from somebody)
applyask (for something)
askmake a request or demand for something to somebody
ask out, ask, invite out, take outmake a date
begask to obtain free
callCall a meeting
challengeask for identification
claimask for legally or make a legal claim / claim to, as of debts, for example
claim, lay claim, arrogatedemand as being one's due or property
demandrequest urgently and forcefully
demandask to be informed of
desireExpress a desire for
encorerequest an encore, from a performer
excuse, beg offask for permission to be released from an engagement
invite, call forrequest the participation or presence of
invite, ask inask to enter
invite, ask over, ask roundinvite someone to one's house
ordermake a request for something
petitionWrite a petition for something to somebody
reserveObtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
reserve, hold, bookArrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
solicit, beg, tapmake a solicitation / solicitation or entreaty for something
supplicateask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
Broadercommunicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put acrosstransmit information
Similar toinvite, call forrequest the participation or presence of
Spanishpedir, rogar, solicitar
Catalandemanar, sol·licitar
Nounsrequestthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting
English > request: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningask (a person) to do something.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey request to move; They request him to write the letter
Example "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"
NarrowercallOrder, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role
invite, bidask someone in a friendly way to do something
order, tell, enjoin, sayGive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
propose, declare oneself, offer, pop the questionask (someone) to marry you
Broaderaskmake a request or demand for something to somebody
Spanishpedir, rogar
Catalandemanar
Nounsrequestthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting
requesta formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
English > request: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaninginquire for (information).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Example"I requested information from the secretary"
Narrowerseekinquire for
Broaderwonder, inquire, enquireHave a wish or desire to know something
Nounsrequestthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting

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