Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun request

2 senses of request

Sense 1
request, petition, postulation -- (a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority)
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 2
request, asking -- (the verbal act of requesting)
       => speech act -- (the use of language to perform some act)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb request

3 senses of request

Sense 1
request, bespeak, call for, quest -- (express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service")
       => communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across -- (transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news")

Sense 2
request -- (ask (a person) to do something; "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript")
       => ask -- (make a request or demand for something to somebody; "She asked him for a loan")

Sense 3
request -- (inquire for (information); "I requested information from the secretary")
       => wonder, inquire, enquire -- (have a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church")

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