verb (used with object)
- request stop,
- requiem shark,
- requiescat in pace
Origin of request
Examples from the Web for request
He no doubt had heard by then that some of the cops had ignored his request and turned their backs.
Nickelodeon did not return a request for comment for this story.Yep, Korra and Asami Went in the Spirit Portal and Probably Kissed|Melissa Leon|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Normal procedure is that any member country can request that a document be circulated, and the UN does it pro-forma.Exclusive: Sony Emails Say Studio Exec Picked Kim Jong-Un as the Villain of ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The request for outpatient medical services has been reviewed and has not been certified.
The embassy of Burkina Faso did not respond to a request for comment regarding the filings.
A request for whiskey addressed to a car containing a dozen men accustomed to wrest metals from the earth was not in vain.The Penalty|Gouverneur Morris
But the people hardly heard him, and at my request he again sat down.The Fixed Period|Anthony Trollope
At my request, this young lydy will now perceed to assoom the yew and kimplexion of life itself.
He had persistently refused this request, and now enjoined it upon Barbara to follow his example.Barbara Blomberg, Complete|Georg Ebers
The king received them graciously, and promised to grant them whatever largess they should request.The History of Prostitution|William W. Sanger
- the act or an instance of requesting, esp in the form of a written statement; petition or solicitationa request for a song
- (as modifier)a request programme
Word Origin for request
mid-14c., from Old French requeste (Modern French requête) "a request," from Vulgar Latin *requaesita, from Latin requisita "a thing asked for," fem. of requisitus "requested, demanded," from past participle stem of requirere (see require).
1530s, from request (n.) or from Middle French requester, from Old French requester "ask again, request, reclaim," from requeste. Related: Requested; requesting.
see at someone's request; by request; on request.