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1. request

verb. ['rɪˈkwɛst, riːˈkwɛst'] express the need or desire for; ask for.

Synonyms

  • call for
  • tap
  • pass along
  • reserve
  • pass on
  • lay claim
  • communicate
  • book
  • beg
  • call
  • apply
  • pass
  • demand
  • ask
  • encore
  • petition
  • quest
  • invite
  • ask round
  • hold
  • ask in
  • challenge
  • supplicate
  • take out
  • arrogate
  • put across
  • order
  • claim
  • excuse
  • appeal
  • invite out
  • ask out
  • ask over
  • beg off
  • solicit
  • bespeak
  • desire

Antonyms

  • disinherit
  • derequisition
  • excommunicate
  • text edition

Etymology

  • requeste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Request

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest
  • natwest

How do you pronounce request?

Pronounce request as rɪkˈwɛst.

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Sentences with request


1. Adjective, superlative
Inquire as to when the payment will be made, or request drop-off delivery to ensure it is received.

2. Verb, base form
The manager overseeing the account may have some sway with the client and can request payment.

3. Noun, singular or mass
You can also see your class trainer and request to clear all of your glyphs.

Quotes about request


1. I would request that my body in death be buried not cremated, so that the energy content contained within it gets returned to the earth, so that flora and fauna can dine upon it, just as I have dined upon flora and fauna during my lifetime
- Neil deGrasse Tyson

2. Generosity is to help a deserving person without his request, and if you help him after hisrequest, then it is either out of self-respect or to avoid rebuke.
- Hazrat Ali ibn Abu-Talib

2. request

noun. ['rɪˈkwɛst, riːˈkwɛst'] a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority.

Synonyms

  • application
  • content
  • demand
  • ingathering
  • substance
  • petition
  • appeal
  • subject matter
  • solicitation
  • postulation
  • collection

Antonyms

  • bless
  • obviate
  • deposit
  • ride

Etymology

  • requeste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. request

verb. ['rɪˈkwɛst, riːˈkwɛst'] ask (a person) to do something.

Synonyms

  • declare oneself
  • ask
  • enjoin
  • order
  • bid
  • invite
  • tell
  • offer
  • pop the question
  • say
  • call

Antonyms

  • demobilize
  • cause to sleep
  • put option
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • requeste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. request

noun. ['rɪˈkwɛst, riːˈkwɛst'] the verbal act of requesting.

Synonyms

  • inquiring
  • indirect request
  • call
  • notification
  • petition
  • billing
  • trick or treat
  • questioning
  • prayer
  • order
  • invitation
  • appeal
  • callback
  • speech act
  • notice
  • entreaty
  • charge
  • asking
  • wish
  • orison

Antonyms

  • impropriety
  • communicativeness
  • recede
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • requeste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. request

verb. ['rɪˈkwɛst, riːˈkwɛst'] inquire for (information).

Synonyms

  • inquire
  • wonder
  • seek

Antonyms

  • defy
  • exempt
  • keep down
  • dematerialize

Etymology

  • requeste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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