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Asking vs. Request

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Askingnoun

The act or process of posing a question or making a request.

‘His asking was greeted with silence.’;

Requestverb

(transitive) to express the need or desire for

Askingnoun

A request, or petition.

Requestverb

(transitive) to ask somebody to do something

Askingnoun

(in the plural) The marriage banns.

Requestnoun

Act of requesting (with the adposition at in the presence of possessives, and on in their absence).

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Askingadjective

That asks; that expresses a question or request.

Requestnoun

A formal message requesting something.

Askingnoun

The act of inquiring or requesting; a petition; solicitation.

Requestnoun

of being sought after.

Askingnoun

The publishing of banns.

Requestnoun

(obsolete) That which is asked for or requested.

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Askingnoun

the verbal act of requesting

Requestnoun

The act of asking for anything desired; expression of desire or demand; solicitation; prayer; petition; entreaty.

‘I will marry her, sir, at your request.’;

Askingadjective

relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration

Requestnoun

That which is asked for or requested.

‘I will both hear and grant you your requests.’;

Requestnoun

A state of being desired or held in such estimation as to be sought after or asked for; demand.

‘Knowledge and fame were in as great request as wealth among us now.’;

Requestverb

To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor.

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Requestverb

To address with a request; to ask.

‘I request youTo give my poor host freedom.’;

Requestnoun

a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

Requestnoun

the verbal act of requesting

Requestverb

express the need or desire for; ask for;

‘She requested an extra bed in her room’; ‘She called for room service’;

Requestverb

ask (a person) to do something;

‘She asked him to be here at noon’; ‘I requested that she type the entire manuscript’;

Requestverb

inquire for (information);

‘I requested information from the secretary’;

Requestnoun

an act of asking politely or formally for something

‘a request for information’; ‘the club's excursion was postponed at the request of some of the members’;

Requestnoun

a thing that is asked for

‘to have our ideas taken seriously is surely a reasonable request’;

Requestnoun

an instruction to a computer to provide information or perform another function

‘the computer is busy servicing requests from other processes’;

Requestnoun

a tune or song played on a radio programme, typically accompanied by a personal message, in response to a listener's request.

Requestnoun

the state of being sought after

‘human intelligence, which is in constant request in a family’;

Requestverb

politely or formally ask for

‘the chairman requested that the reports be considered’; ‘he received the information he had requested’;

Requestverb

politely or formally ask (someone) to do something

‘the letter requested him to report to London’;

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