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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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