mid-14c., from Old French requeste (Modern French requête) "a request," from Vulgar Latin *requaesita, from Latin requisita "a thing asked for," fem. of requisitus "requested, demanded," from past participle stem of requirere (see require).
1530s, from request (n.) or from French requester, "ask again, request, reclaim," from requeste. Related: Requested; requesting.
She requested an extra bed in her room
I requested that she type the entire manuscript
I requested information from the secretary