Requested vs Encouraged - What's the difference?

requested | encouraged |


As verbs the difference between requested and encouraged

is that requested is (request) while encouraged is (encourage).

requested

English

Verb

(head)
  • (request)

  • request

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Act of (l).
  • * Shakespeare
  • I will marry her, sir, at your request .
  • A formal (l) requesting something.
  • of being sought after.
  • * Sir W. Temple
  • Knowledge and fame were in as great request as wealth among us now.
  • (obsolete) That which is asked for or requested.
  • * Bible, Psalms cvi. 15
  • He gave them their request .

    Synonyms

    * (act of requesting) asking, beseech, prayer, wish * (formal message requesting something) petition, postulation * (state of being sought after) demand

    Derived terms

    * discovery request * request for admission * request for production

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to express the need or desire for
  • to ask somebody to do something
  • Synonyms

    * (to express the need or desire for ): indicate, pray, wish * (to ask somebody to do something ): ask, bespeak, call for

    See also

    * * (wikipedia "request")

    Anagrams

    *

    encouraged

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (encourage)

  • encourage

    English

    Verb

    (encourag)
  • To mentally support; to motivate, give courage, hope or spirit.
  • I encouraged him during his race.
  • To spur on, strongly recommend.
  • We encourage the use of bicycles in the town centre.
  • To foster, give help or patronage
  • ''The royal family has always encouraged the arts in word and deed

    Synonyms

    * (l) * (l)

    Antonyms

    * discourage

    Derived terms

    * encouragement * encouraging * encouragingly