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request

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1 an act or instance of asking for information

  • the medical columnist is unable to answer individual requests for specific information on various disorders
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2 the state of being sought after especially for purchase

  • reliable babysitters are much in request, especially on weekends
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request

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1 to give a request or demand for

  • a notice requesting that I report for jury duty on Monday morning
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call for

2 to make a request for

  • request extra ketchup for my fries
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3 to make a request of

  • a letter from the First Lady graciously requesting the chorus to perform at the White House
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call on (or upon)

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ask, request, solicit mean to seek to obtain by making one's wants known. ask implies no more than the statement of the desire.
    • ask a favor of a friend
request implies greater formality and courtesy.
    • requests the pleasure of your company
solicit suggests a calling attention to one's wants or desires by public announcement or advertisement.
    • a letter soliciting information


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