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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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