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request

 
Noun request has 2 senses
  1. request, petition, postulation - a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
    --1 is a kind of message, content, subject matter, substance
    --1 has particulars:
     application; solicitation, appeal, collection, ingathering; demand
    Derived form: verb request2
  2. request, asking - the verbal act of requesting
    --2 is a kind of speech act
    --2 has particulars:
     notification, notice; wish, indirect request; invitation; entreaty, prayer, appeal; prayer, petition, orison; call; charge, billing; trick or treat; questioning, inquiring; order; recall, callback
    Derived forms: verb request3, verb request2, verb request1
Verb request has 3 senses
  1. request, bespeak, call for, quest - express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"
    --1 is one way to communicate, pass on, pass, put across
    Derived form: noun request2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. request - ask (a person) to do something; "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"
    --2 is one way to
    ask
    Derived forms: noun request1, noun request2
    Sample sentences:
    They request to move
    They request him to write the letter
  3. request - inquire for (information); "I requested information from the secretary"
    --3 is one way to
    wonder, inquire, enquire
    Derived form: noun request2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
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