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tr.v. re·quest·ed, re·quest·ing, re·quests
1. To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause: requested information about the experiment; requested to see the evidence firsthand; requested that the bus driver stop at the next corner.
2. To ask (a person) to do something: The police requested her to accompany them.
1. An act of asking for something.
2. Something asked for: wasn't happy until he got his request.
by request
In response to an expressed desire: We are offering these scarves for sale again by request.
in request
In great demand: a pianist in great request.
on/upon request
When asked for: References are available on request.

[From Middle English requeste, the act of requesting, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *(rēs) requaesita, (thing) requested, from alteration of Latin requīsīta, feminine past participle of requīrere, to ask for; see require.]

re·quest′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.requester - one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her favors"
applicant, applier - a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
besieger - an energetic petitioner
postulant - one submitting a request or application especially one seeking admission into a religious order
canvasser, solicitor - a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
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