Synonyms for request
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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote
Act of requesting.
Formal message requesting something.
condition of being sought after.
English Synonyms and Antonyms2.3 / 3 votes
One asks what he feels that he may fairly claim and reasonably expect; "if a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father," Luke xi, 11; he begs for that to which he advances no claim but pity. Demand is a determined and often an arrogant word; one may rightfully demand what is his own or his due, when it is withheld or denied; or he may wrongfully demand that to which he has no claim but power. Require is less arrogant and obtrusive than demand, but is exceedingly strenuous; as, the court requires the attendance of witnesses. Entreat implies a special earnestness of asking, and beseech, a still added and more humble intensity; beseech was formerly often used as a polite intensive for beg or pray; as, I beseech you to tell me. To implore is to ask with weeping and lamentation; to supplicate is to ask, as it were, on bended knees. Crave and request are somewhat formal terms; crave has almost disappeared from conversation; request would seem distant between parent and child. Pray is now used chiefly of address to the Supreme Being; petition is used of written request to persons in authority; as, to petition the legislature to pass an act, or the governor to pardon an offender.
Ask a person for a thing; ask a thing of or from a person; ask after or about one's health, welfare, friends, etc.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.8 / 4 votes
Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes
request, petition, postulationnoun
a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
the verbal act of requesting
request, bespeak, call for, questverb
express the need or desire for; ask for
"She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"
ask (a person) to do something
"She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"
inquire for (information)
"I requested information from the secretary"
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes
List of paraphrases for "request":
application, demand, ask, requisition, requests, claim, petition, requested, asks, asked, call, seek, requesting, calls, motion, asking, applications, pray, demande, appeal, requirement, order, demands, require, plea, solicit, submission, requisitions, apply, solicitation, complaint, seeks, requête, claiming, called, wondering, invitation, enquired, demanded, praying, ordering
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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.
You want to come in my life, the door is open. You want to get out of my life, the door is open. Just one request. Don't stand in the door, you're blocking the traffic
At every step, each accommodation request is given full consideration with respect to the facts and circumstances submitted in the request, in each case, every reviewer weighs the compelling government interest against the individual’s request and the circumstances of their situation.
We also demanded that in case the conference is enforced as scheduled then we had to participate ... as a party directly concerned, i sent a formal request to my counterpart in the State Department and he responded that it's not a U.S. government event. So it means our request was denied.
Dr. Evil You know, I have one simple request. And that is to have sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads Now evidently my cycloptic colleague informs me that that cannot be done. Ah, what do I pay you people for, honestly Throw me a bone here
Translations for request
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- запытаць, запытвацьBelarusian
- petició, demanar, sol·licitudCatalan, Valencian
- žádat, žádost, požádat, prosbaCzech
- ansøgning, anmodeDanish
- Ersuchen, Bitte, Antrag, Anfrage, anfordern, Nachfrage, Begehr, begehren, erbitten, Ansinnen, Wunsch, verlangen nach, Gesuch, bitten um, Eingabe, erwünschenGerman
- pedir, petición, solicitud, demandaSpanish
- paluma, soovima, tellimusEstonian
- طلب کردن, درخواستن, درخواست کردن, درخواستPersian
- pyytää, anoa, pyyntöFinnish
- demander, requête, demande, prierFrench
- iarrtas, iarr, iarraidhScottish Gaelic
- kívánság, kérvény, kereslet, kérésHungarian
- խնդրանք, խնդրել, հարցում, հարցապնդում, խնդիր, հայցել, խնդիրք, պահանջարկArmenian
- 要求, 頼む, 依頼, 要望する, 要請する, 求めるJapanese
- 付託, 要求, 요구, 부탁하다, 要望, 부탁, 요망Korean
- تکا, doz, خواست, tika, داوا, داوا کردن, rica, dawa, daxwazKurdish
- prasīšana, prasīt, lūgšana, lūgt, prasība, lūgumsLatvian
- барање, баранMacedonian
- verzoeken, verzoek, vraagDutch
- requerer, requisição, pedir, requerimento, pedido, solicitarPortuguese
- cere, ruga, cerereRomanian
- запрос, просьба, запрашивать, требование, требовать, ходатайство, заявка, запроситьRussian
- be, anhållan, önskemål, utbedja, anmodan, uppmana, anhålla om, bön, utbe, begära, efterfrågan, begäran, bedja, önskan, anmodaSwedish
- ombi, maombiSwahili
- 請求, yêu cầu, 要求, thỉnh cầuVietnamese
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