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request

re·quest

request

 
 
pronunciation:
rih kwest
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of asking for something.
The teacher did not hear her request for help.
definition 2: something that is asked for.
The DJ played our request on the radio.
synonyms:
appeal
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: requested, requesting, requests
definition: to ask for politely.
We requested a bigger table at the restaurant.
similar words:
beg for, beseech, entreat, petition
derivation: requester (n.)
Word Parts
The word request contains the following part:
quer, ques, quir, quis, quest Latin root that means ask, seek