Requested vs Encouraged - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between requested and encouraged
is that requested
) while encouraged
Act of (l).
A formal (l) requesting something.
of being sought after.
* Sir W. Temple
- I will marry her, sir, at your request .
(obsolete) That which is asked for or requested.
* Bible, Psalms cvi. 15
- Knowledge and fame were in as great request as wealth among us now.
- He gave them their request .
* (act of requesting) asking, beseech, prayer, wish
* (formal message requesting something) petition, postulation
* (state of being sought after) demand
* discovery request
* request for admission
* request for production
to express the need or desire for
to ask somebody to do something
* (to express the need or desire for ): indicate, pray, wish
* (to ask somebody to do something ): ask, bespeak, call for
To mentally support; to motivate, give courage, hope or spirit.
To spur on, strongly recommend.
- I encouraged him during his race.
To foster, give help or patronage
- We encourage the use of bicycles in the town centre.
- ''The royal family has always encouraged the arts in word and deed