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Request Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    request n
  1. a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority [syn: petition, postulation]
  2. the verbal act of requesting [syn: asking] v
  3. express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service" [syn: bespeak, call for, quest]
  4. ask (a person) to do something; "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"
  5. inquire for (information); "I requested information from the secretary"
Request Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Request \Re*quest"\ (r?-kw?st"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Requested; p. pr. & vb. n. Requesting.] [Cf. OF. requester, F. requ[^e]ter.]
  1. To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor.
  2. To address with a request; to ask. I request you To give my poor host freedom. --Shak. Syn: To ask; solicit; entreat; beseech. See Beg.
Request Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Request \Re*quest"\ (r?-kw[hand]st"), n. [OE. requeste, OF. requeste, F. requ?te, LL. requesta, for requisita, fr. L. requirere, requisitum, to seek again, ask for. See Require, and cf. Quest.]
  1. The act of asking for anything desired; expression of desire or demand; solicitation; prayer; petition; entreaty. I will marry her, sir, at your request. --Shak.
  2. That which is asked for or requested. ``He gave them their request.'' --Ps. cvi. 15. I will both hear and grant you your requests. --Shak.
  3. A state of being desired or held in such estimation as to be sought after or asked for; demand. Knowledge and fame were in as great request as wealth among us now. --Sir W. Temple. Court of Requests. (a) A local tribunal, sometimes called Court of Consience}, founded by act of Parliament to facilitate the recovery of small debts from any inhabitant or trader in the district defined by the act; -- now mostly abolished. (b) A court of equity for the relief of such persons as

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  • Request: Request may refer to: a question in computer science, a message sent between objects in computer science, a request in Hypertext Transfer ...
  • Request stop: In public transport , a request stop or flag stop describes a stopping point at which trains or buses stop only on an as-need or request ...
  • Request (Juju album): Request is a cover album by Japanese recording artist Juju , released on September 29, 2010 The album features recordings of famous songs ...
  • Caesarean delivery on maternal request: Caesarean delivery on maternal request (CDMR) is a medically unnecessary caesarean section , where the conduct of a childbirth via a ...
  • Request (The Awakening album): Request is the second album by the South Africa n Gothic rock band The Awakening released during April 1998. Request brought the band ...
  • Total Request Live: Total Request Live, commonly known as TRL, is a television series on MTV that featured popular music video s. TRL was MTV's prime outlet ...
  • Request for proposal: A request for proposal (RFP) is an early stage in a procurement process, issuing an invitation for suppliers, often through a bidding ...

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* A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence. - Dante Alighieri

* If I should ever be captured, I want no negotiation-and if I should request a negotiation from captivity they should consider that a sign of duress. - Robert Francis Kennedy


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  • NYPD's Twitter request for photos backfires
    A request by the New York City Police Department has backfired — in a very public way. Its request that Twitter users share pictures of them posing with police officers has caused people to start sending ... Read more on this news related to 'Request'
  • Trial of Minnesota homeowner continues after mistrial request is denied
    A judge has rejected a defense request for a mistrial in the case of a Minnesota homeowner who shot and killed two teenagers who broke into his home. Read more on this news related to 'Request'
  • Judge denies mistrial request in fatal shooting of 2 teens in Minnesota home
    A Minnesota judge has denied another request for a mistrial in the case of a homeowner who killed two teens who entered his home. Read more on this news related to 'Request'

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