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Synonyms for request
rɪˈkwɛst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. request, petition, postulation(noun)

    a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

    Synonyms:
    prayer, orison, predication, asking, postulation, petition

  2. request, asking(verb)

    the verbal act of requesting

    Synonyms:
    asking, postulation, petition

  3. request, bespeak, call for, quest(verb)

    express the need or desire for; ask for

    "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"

    Synonyms:
    call for, demand, bespeak, indicate, betoken, gather up, need, postulate, involve, point, bay, require, pick up, quest, necessitate, take, collect, ask, signal, invite

  4. request(verb)

    ask (a person) to do something

    "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"

    Synonyms:
    quest, call for, bespeak

  5. request(verb)

    inquire for (information)

    "I requested information from the secretary"

    Synonyms:
    quest, call for, bespeak

Wiktionary

  1. request(noun)

    Synonyms:
    pray, bespeak, wish, indicate, call for, ask

  2. request(noun)

    to express the need or desire for

    Synonyms:
    wish, prayer, asking, ask, bespeak, call for, pray, indicate

  3. request(noun)

    to ask somebody to do something

    Synonyms:
    postulation, petition, bespeak, wish, call for, ask, indicate, pray

  4. request(noun)

    condition of being sought after.

    Synonyms:
    demand

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. request

    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.

    Synonyms:
    ask, beg, beseech, crave, demand, entreat, implore, petition, pray, require, solicit, supplicate

    Antonyms:
    claim, command, deny, enforce, exact, extort, insist, refuse, reject

    Preposition:
    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 Antonyms

  1. request(v)

    Synonyms:
    ask, desire, beg, entreat, beseech, petition, supplicate, solicit, demand

    Antonyms:
    command, order, insist, direct, dictate, enjoin, require, demand, exact

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. request(n.)

    Synonyms:
    petition, prayer, entreaty, suit, solicitation, supplication

  2. request(n.)

    Synonyms:
    demand

  3. request(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    solicit, ask, entreat, beg, beseech, beg for, petition for, ask for

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. request(n)

    Synonyms:
    asking, solicitation, demand, instance, prayer, petition, entreaty, suit, quest

  2. request(v)

    Synonyms:
    ask, supplicate, petition, beg, entreat, importune, beseech

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How to say request in sign language?

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How to use request in a sentence?

  1. Kootenai County Prosecutor Barry McHugh:

    I have concluded that my office's request to have an arrest warrant issued was a mistake under the circumstances, i regret this having taken place and will do everything in my power to avoid this type of mistake in the future.

  2. Claude Arnold:

    Defenders of sanctuary policies say they protect immigrants from deportation and reduce illegal immigrants ’ fear of cops. But critics, including Homeland Security Department officials say releasing illegal immigrant criminals inside the U.S. is dangerous. Claude Arnold, a retired U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations, said sanctuary advocates claim immigration enforcement is the exclusive responsibility of the federal government, however enacting laws like the California Trust Act, which dictates how the federal government can enforce the law, contradicts those claims and can be devastating consequences. The murder of 32-year-old Kathlene Steinle’s in June 2015 by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, is a prime example, Claude Arnold said. Steinle was shot dead while strolling on San Francisco’s Embarcadero with her father. The alleged shooter, a felon and five-time deportee, has pleaded not guilty to murder charges, claiming the shooting was an accident. Those responsible for releasing him not long before the shooting despite a federal request to detain him for deportation should also have consequences, Claude Arnold said. When sanctuary jurisdictions like San Francisco County release criminals that officials know are in the U.S. illegally, and those criminals commit heinous crimes, those responsible should be federally prosecuted.

  3. Deepak Gupta:

    The judge has neither denied nor granted the government's motion to dismiss, at the very least, this request to the appellate court is premature.

  4. Ahmed Mansour:

    I informed [the German police] that the global police organization has rejected Egypt's request and that I have this document from the Interpol to prove that I am not wanted in any charge.

  5. Joshua Bhatt:

    My humble request, please come alongside ... We have called for permission to take you all on board our vessel. Please understand that the weather is going to be bad.


Translations for request

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  • طلبArabic
  • 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
  • ζητώGreek
  • petoEsperanto
  • pedir, petición, solicitud, demandaSpanish
  • paluma, soovima, tellimusEstonian
  • طلب کردن, درخواستن, درخواست کردن, درخواستPersian
  • pyytää, anoa, pyyntöFinnish
  • demander, requête, demande, prierFrench
  • iarrIrish
  • iarrtas, iarr, iarraidhScottish Gaelic
  • בַּקָּשָׁהHebrew
  • निवेदनHindi
  • kívánság, kérvény, kereslet, kérésHungarian
  • խնդրանք, խնդրել, հարցում, հարցապնդում, խնդիր, հայցել, խնդիրք, պահանջարկArmenian
  • permintaanIndonesian
  • richiestaItalian
  • 要求, 頼む, 依頼, 要望する, 要請する, 求めるJapanese
  • ವಿನಂತಿKannada
  • 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
  • അഭ്യര്‍ത്ഥനMalayalam
  • anmodeNorwegian
  • verzoeken, verzoek, vraagDutch
  • prosićPolish
  • requerer, requisição, pedir, requerimento, pedido, solicitarPortuguese
  • mañayQuechua
  • 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
  • VignapthiTelugu
  • ขอร้องThai
  • istekTurkish
  • запитUkrainian
  • درخواستUrdu
  • 請求, yêu cầu, 要求, thỉnh cầuVietnamese
  • בקשהYiddish
  • 请求Chinese

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