"request" in the noun sense
1. request, petition, postulation
a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
2. request, asking
the verbal act of requesting
"request" in the verb sense
1. request, ask for, bespeak, call for, quest
express the need or desire for
"She requested an extra bed in her room"
"She called for room service"
"when you call, always ask for Mary"
ask (a person) to do something
"She asked him to be here at noon"
"I requested that she type the entire manuscript"
inquire for (information
"I requested information from the secretary"
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