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re·quest

request

 
 
pronunciation:
rih kwest
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act of asking for something or a statement that asks for something.
The employees made a request for a longer lunch break.
synonyms:
application, petition
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part of speech: verb
inflections: requests, requesting, requested
definition: to ask for something.
We requested a bigger table at the restaurant.
synonyms:
ask for
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derivation: requester (n.)
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