Thesaurus > Related Words: require

  Words related to require

Related / Similar Words: command, compel, ask, expect, want, need, necessitate, postulate, take, involve, call for, demand

 

Definition:
  • make someone do something;
  • consider obligatory; request and expect; "We require our secretary to be on time"; "Aren''t we asking too much of these children?"; "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons";
  • have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner";
  • 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: charge, saddle, burden, requisition, forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, call, cry, claim, take, exact, govern, draw, cost, cry out for, cry for, imply, involve

     

    Grouped Verbs: claim, take, exact

     

    Derivational Morphology: requisition, commandment, command, bid, bidding, dictation, expectation, outlook, prospect, requirement, demand, necessity, essential, requisite, necessary, need, wanter, needer, lack, deficiency, want

     

    Anagrams: querier

     

     
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