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I'm using the word in a web page information request form. Is the person submitting the request the requester or the requestor?
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I tried a couple dictionaries and couldn't find "requestor".
However, Merriam-Websters shows both as having the same meaning. In other words, they are interchangeable.
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If it were me, I would use "requester" because it is is the dictionaries that I tried and it scores more hits by Google.
Hope that helps.
requester is for common usage.
I use "requestor" when I am making an explicit or implicit juxtaposition to "requestee."
The "requestor" is one who requests, and the "requestee" is one of whom something is requested
This is a manner of writing that anyone who went to law school would be very comfortable with. Having gone to law school, it is hard for me to gage the level appropriateness of the "or/ee" regime for non-legal writing.
like that can throw us for a loop in English.
Consider "Translate". It ends with "te" but a person who does the translating is a "translator". Notice that "e" becomes"an "O".