Requests vs. Request - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Requests (noun)

    plural of request

  • Request (verb)

    to express the need or desire for

  • Request (verb)

    to ask somebody to do something

  • Request (noun)

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

  • Request (noun)

    A formal message requesting something.

  • Request (noun)

    of being sought after.

  • Request (noun)

    That which is asked for or requested.

Oxford Dictionary

  • Request (noun)

    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"

  • Request (noun)

    a thing that is asked for

    "to have our ideas taken seriously is surely a reasonable request"

  • Request (noun)

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

    "the computer is busy servicing requests from other processes"

  • Request (noun)

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

  • Request (noun)

    the state of being sought after

    "human intelligence, which is in constant request in a family"

  • Request (verb)

    politely or formally ask for

    "the chairman requested that the reports be considered"

    "he received the information he had requested"

  • Request (verb)

    politely or formally ask (someone) to do something

    "the letter requested him to report to London"

Webster Dictionary

  • Request (noun)

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

  • Request (noun)

    That which is asked for or requested.

  • Request (noun)

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

  • Request

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

  • Request

    To address with a request; to ask.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Request (noun)

    a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

  • Request (noun)

    the verbal act of requesting

  • Request (verb)

    express the need or desire for; ask for;

    "She requested an extra bed in her room"

    "She called for room service"

  • Request (verb)

    ask (a person) to do something;

    "She asked him to be here at noon"

    "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"

  • Request (verb)

    inquire for (information);

    "I requested information from the secretary"

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