request, petition, postulation
Meaning: a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
meaning of the word
Meaning: write a petition for something to somebody; request formally and in writing
"Then," said the man, "make a petition for me also.
The concluding clause was drawn in the form of a petition.
Perhaps she then remembered a certain petition in the Lord's prayer.
A petition against peace was framed in the city, and presented by Pennington, the factious mayor.
On the way he met a man who asked him where he was going and he answered that he was going to make a petition to Singh Chando.
He sent forces against the rebels, under the command of the duke of Suffolk; and he returned them a very sharp answer to their petition.
I observed that although we might not agree with the "manners" of picketing, citizens had a right to petition the President or any other official of the government for a redress of grievances.
Then he knelt down at his mother's knee to say his prayers after her. They said "Our Father," till they came to the petition, "Give us this day our daily bread." The way in which his mother said these words made Johnny's heart ache.
Beneath these lines was written in another hand: "See note above--nothing can be done." He compared the writing in the bracket with the writing of the certificate placed beneath Morrel's petition, and discovered that the note in the bracket was the same writing as the certificate--that is to say, was in Villefort's handwriting.
But the present policy of the Administration, in permitting splendid American women to be sent to jail in Washington, not for carrying offensive banners, not for picketing, but on the technical charge of obstructing traffic, is a denial even of their constitutional right to petition for, and demand the passage of, the federal suffrage amendment.