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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 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
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part of speech: verb
inflections: requests, requesting, requested
definition: to ask for politely.
We requested a bigger table at the restaurant.
synonyms:
ask for
similar words:
beg for, beseech, entreat, petition
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derivation: requester (n.)
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