What is the meaning of request?


  • A formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority.
  • The verbal act of requesting.


  • Express the need or desire for; ask for.
    • usage: "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"
  • Ask (a person) to do something.
    • usage: "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"
  • Inquire for (information. )
    • usage: "I requested information from the secretary"
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