Request Re*quest" (r?-kw?st"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Requested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Requesting}.] [Cf. OF. requester, F. requ[^e]ter.] 1. To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor. [1913 Webster]

2. To address with a request; to ask. [1913 Webster]

I request you To give my poor host freedom. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To ask; solicit; entreat; beseech. See {Beg}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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