Synonyms of 'request'
to ask for or politely demandI requested a copy of the form.
to ask for or politely demandThey requested him to leave.
The Department is inviting applications from local groups.
I begged him to come back to England with me.
She is petitioning to regain ownership of the business.
She beseeched him to cut his drinking and smoking.
They entreated the audience to stay calm.
the act or an instance of asking for somethingThey agreed to his request for help.
The government issued a last-minute appeal to him to return.
There was a call by the trade unions for members to stay home for the duration of the strike.
an impassioned plea to mankind to act to save the planet
His application for membership was rejected.
Say a quick prayer I don't get caught in traffic.
a humble petition to Saint Anthony
a requisition for a replacement typewriter
They have resisted all entreaties to pledge their support for the campaign.
He raised his arms in a gesture of supplication.
the act or an instance of asking for somethingAt his request, they attended some of the meetings.
something asked forA few extra spaces have been made available by special request.
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in the sense of application
a formal request, for example for a jobHis application for membership was rejected.
in the sense of beg
to ask formally, humbly, or earnestlyI begged him to come back to England with me.
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