appeal, application, asking, begging, behest, beseechment, bid, call, claim, demand, desideratum, entreaty, exaction, expressed desire, impetration, imploration, importunity, insistence, invitation, invocation, motion, obsecration, order, petition, plea, postulatio, postulation, prayer, preces, proposal, requirement, requisition, rogatio, solicitation, suggestion, supplication, wish
adjure, appeal, apply for, ask for, beckon, beg for, beseech, bid, cadge, call for, canvass, claim, clamor for, command, cry for, demand, desire, dun, enjoin, entreat, exact, impetrate, implorare, implore, importune, invite, make application, mendicate, nag, obsecrave, obtest, order, petition, petition for, plead for, pray, put in for, require, requisition, rogare, seek, send for, solicit, sue for, summon, supplicate, urge, want
application, call (appeal), call (appeal to), canvass, charge (command), claim (demand), demand, desire, dun (noun), dun (verb), entreaty, importune, invitation, lobby, mandate, market (demand), motion, move (judicially request), petition (noun), petition (verb), plead (implore), prayer, press (beseech), pressure, require (need), requirement, requisition, solicit, subpoena, urge
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
When a party asks the court to act (such as a request for reconsideration), demands a right (such as request for production of documents from an opposing party), or asks a question.Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
1) v. to ask or demand a judge to act (such as issuing a writ) or demanding something from the other party (such as production of documents), usually by a party to a lawsuit (usually the attorney).2) n. the act of asking or demanding.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.