Synonyms of request


1. request, petition, postulation, message, content, subject matter, substance

usage: a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

2. request, asking, speech act

usage: the verbal act of requesting


1. request, bespeak, call for, quest, communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across

usage: express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"

2. request, ask

usage: ask (a person) to do something; "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"

3. request, wonder, inquire, enquire

usage: inquire for (information); "I requested information from the secretary"

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Definition and meaning of request (Dictionary)