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To make a request - thesaurus

Synonyms

call away

to ask someone to leave a place, usually by telephoning them or sending them a message

call on

to officially ask a person or organization to do something

send for

to ask for someone to come to you

insist

verb

to say very firmly that something must happen or must be done

want

verb

to ask for someone because you would like to see or speak to them

ask for

to say that you want someone to come and speak to you

call out

to ask a person or organization that provides a service to come and deal with something for you

impose

verb

to cause extra work for someone by asking them to do something that may not be convenient for them

invite

verb

to formally ask someone to do something or go somewhere

summon

verb

to ask or order someone to come to you

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ask

verb

to say that you want something to happen, or that you want someone else to do something

call

verb

to ask or tell someone to come to a place, usually so that you can talk to them

call

verb

to telephone a person or organization that provides a service and ask them to come

call in

to ask a person or organization that provides a service to come and deal with something

call in

to ask or tell someone to come to a place, usually so that you can talk to them

call on

informal to ask someone to prove a statement they have made

chase up

to ask someone who should have done something why they have not done it

commission

verb

to officially ask for a piece of work to be done for you

entreat

verb

formal to keep asking someone to do something in a way that shows you are worried and serious

get in

British to ask someone to come to your house, office etc in order to do something for you

get on at

to ask or tell someone many times about something in a way that they do not like

go over someone’s head

to go to a more important or powerful person in order to get what you want

implore

verb

formal to ask someone to do something, in a very emotional way, because you want it very much

order up

to tell someone to do something, provide something, or deliver something

petition

verb

to ask someone in authority to do something using a petition

petition

verb

formal to ask God or someone such as a king for something

put in

to make an official request, claim, offer etc

request

verb

to ask a musician or DJ to play a piece of music

request the pleasure of someone’s company

to invite someone formally to something

square with

to get permission from someone to do something

stop

verb

to ask someone to stop walking or driving so that you can talk to them

throw yourself on someone’s mercy

to ask someone in authority to treat you in a kind way

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