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  Words related to demand

Related / Similar Words: requirement, need, exact, necessitate, ask, postulate, require, take, involve, call for

 

Definition:
  • the act of demanding; "the kidnapper''s exorbitant demands for money";
  • required activity; "the requirements of his work affected his health"; "there were many demands on his time";
  • an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing";
  • the ability and desire to purchase goods and services; "the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"; "the demand exceeded the supply";
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • claim as due or just; "The bank demanded payment of the loan";
  • ask to be informed of; "I demand an explanation";
  • summon to court;
  • lay legal claim to;
  • 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";;

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    Hyponyms: exaction, claim, challenge, ultimatum, insistence, insisting, call, requisition, margin call, wage claim, pay claim, consumption, economic consumption, usance, use, use of goods and services, lack, deficiency, want, necessity, ask, require, expect, clamor, clamour, dun, command, call in, take, exact, govern, draw, cost, cry out for, cry for, imply, involve

     

    Grouped Verbs: claim, take, exact

     

    Derivational Morphology: exact, necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, expect, want, demander, exaction, requirement, necessity, essential, requisite, necessary

     

    Anagrams: damned, maenad, madden, demean, manned

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: التبرع   Danish: efterspørgsel  
    Dutch: vraag   Finnish: kysyntä  
    Hebrew: ביקוש   Korean: 수요  
    Portuguese: demanda   Romanian: cerere  
    Slovene: povpraševanje   Swedish: efterfrågan  
     
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