the act of asking for something to be given or done, especially as a favor or courtesy; solicitation or petition:
At his request, they left.
an instance of this:
There have been many requests for the product.
a written statement of petition:
If you need supplies, send in a request.
something asked for:
to obtain one’s request.
the state of being asked for; demand.
to ask for, especially politely or formally:
He requested permission to speak.
to ask or beg; bid (usually followed by a clause or an infinitive):
to request that he leave; to request to be excused.
to ask or beg (someone) to do something:
He requested me to go.
by request, in response or accession to a request:
The orchestra played numbers by request.
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to express a desire for, esp politely; ask for or demand: to request a bottle of wine
the act or an instance of requesting, esp in the form of a written statement; petition or solicitation: a request for a song
(as modifier): a request programme
at the request of, in accordance with the specific demand or wish of (someone)
by request, in accordance with someone’s desire
in request, in demand; popular: he is in request in concert halls all over the world
on request, on the occasion of a demand or request: application forms are available on request
at someone’s request
in accordance with what is good, proper, or just: right conduct. in conformity with fact, reason, truth, or some standard or principle; correct: the right solution; the right answer. correct in judgment, opinion, or action. fitting or appropriate; suitable: to say the right thing at the right time. most convenient, desirable, or favorable: Omaha is […]
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routine; a fixed, habitual, or mechanical course of procedure: the rote of daily living. proceeding mechanically and repetitiously; being mechanical and repetitious in nature; routine; habitual: rote performance; rote implementation; His behavior became more rote with every passing year. by rote, from memory, without thought of the meaning; in a mechanical way: to learn a […]
something serving to represent or indicate some fact, event, feeling, etc.; sign: Black is a token of mourning. a characteristic indication or mark of something; evidence or proof: Malnutrition is a token of poverty. a memento; souvenir; keepsake: The seashell was a token of their trip. something used to indicate authenticity, authority, etc.; emblem; badge: […]