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'demand'

Overview of noun demand
1. demand -- (an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing")

2. demand -- (the ability and desire to purchase goods and services; "the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"; "the demand exceeded the supply")

3. requirement, demand -- (required activity; "the requirements of his work affected his health"; "there were many demands on his time")

4. demand -- (the act of demanding; "the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money")

5. need, demand -- (a condition requiring relief; "she satisfied his need for affection"; "God has no need of men to accomplish His work"; "there is a demand for jobs")


Overview of verb demand
1. demand -- (request urgently and forcefully; "The victim's family is demanding compensation"; "The boss demanded that he be fired immediately"; "She demanded to see the manager")

2. necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand -- (require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent")

3. demand, exact -- (claim as due or just; "The bank demanded payment of the loan")

4. demand -- (lay legal claim to)

5. demand -- (summon to court)

6. demand -- (ask to be informed of; "I demand an explanation")



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