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

2. To address with a request; to ask.

I request you
To give my poor host freedom.

Syn. — To ask; solicit; entreat; beseech. See Beg.

(Re*quest"er) n. One who requests; a petitioner.

(Re*quick"en) v. t. To quicken anew; to reanimate; to give new life to. Shak.

(Re"qui*em) n. [Acc. of L. requies rest, the first words of the Mass being "Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine," give eternal rest to them, O lord; pref. re- re + quies quiet. See Quiet, n., and cf. Requin.]

1. (R. C. Ch.) A mass said or sung for the repose of a departed soul.

We should profane the service of the dead
To sing a requiem and such rest to her
As to peace-parted souls.

2. Any grand musical composition, performed in honor of a deceased person.

3. Rest; quiet; peace. [Obs.]

Else had I an eternal requiem kept,
And in the arms of peace forever slept.

(Re*qui"e*to*ry) n. [L. requietorium, fr. requiescere, requietum, to rest. See Re-, and Quiesce.] A sepulcher. [Obs.] Weever.

(Re"quin) n. [F., fr. reqiem a Mass sung for the dead. See Requiem.] (Zoöl.) The man-eater, or white shark (Carcharodon carcharias); — so called on account of its causing requiems to be sung.

(Re*quir"a*ble) a. Capable of being required; proper to be required. Sir M. Hale.

(Re*quire") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Required (-kw?rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Requiring.] [OE. requeren, requiren, OF. requerre, F. requrir; L. pref. re- re- + quaerere to ask; cf. L. requirere. See Query, and cf. Request, Requisite.]

1. To demand; to insist upon having; to claim as by right and authority; to exact; as, to require the surrender of property.

Shall I say to Cæsar
What you require of him?

By nature did what was by law required.

2. To demand or exact as indispensable; to need.

Just gave what life required, and gave no more.

The two last [biographies] require to be particularly noticed.
J. A. Symonds.

3. To ask as a favor; to request.

I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way.
Ezra viii. 22.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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