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Requests and demands - thesaurus

Synonyms

demand

noun

a very firm statement that you want something

request

noun

an act of asking for something in a polite or formal way

appeal

noun

an urgent request for people to give you something that you need such as help, money, or information

order

noun

a request for a product to be made for you or delivered to you

plea

noun

an urgent or emotional request for something

summons

noun

formal an urgent request or order for someone to go somewhere or do something

entreaty

noun

formal a strong serious request that you make to someone about something that is worrying you

appeal

noun

a request for people to do something or to behave in a particular way

application

noun

a formal request for permission to do or have something

SOS

noun

an urgent request for help from someone in trouble

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approach

noun

the action of starting to speak or write to someone when you are asking for something or making an offer

begging bowl

noun

a request for money made by a country or an organization

call

noun

a formal or public request that something should happen

claim

noun

an official request for money that you believe you have a right to

claim

noun

an official request for the right to something

clamor

the American spelling of clamour

clamour

noun

formal an urgent request for something by a lot of people

clarion call

noun

mainly journalism a direct public request for people to take action

commission

noun

a request for someone such as an artist or writer to produce a piece of work for someone in exchange for payment

cry

noun

an urgent request for something

interrogatory

noun

a written request or question from one party in a legal dispute that must be answered by the other party. An interrogatory is now usually called a request for further information.

invitation

noun

a request to someone to do something or go somewhere

open invitation

noun

an invitation to do something at any time

order

noun

a request for food or drink in a restaurant or hotel

petition

noun

formal a request made to God or to someone such as a king

pleading

noun

an occasion when someone asks for something in an urgent or emotional way

requisition

noun

an official request, especially from the government or the armed forces, for something to be given or made available

solicitation

noun

formal the act of asking someone for something such as money or support

ticket

noun

computing in IT systems, a request for someone to look at a problem or perform a task

your pound of flesh

something that someone owes you that you take even though it will cause them to suffer

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