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demand (n):
the act of demanding
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the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money
demand (n):
required activity
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the requirements of his work affected his health.
there were many demands on his time

Related Words: requirement
demand (n):
an urgent or peremptory request
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his demands for attention were unceasing
demand (n):
the ability and desire to purchase goods and services
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the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips.
the demand exceeded the supply
demand (n):
a condition requiring relief
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she satisfied his need for affection.
God has no need of men to accomplish His work.
there is a demand for jobs

Related Words: need
demand (v):
request urgently and forcefully
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The victim's family is demanding compensation.
The boss demanded that he be fired immediately.
She demanded to see the manager
demand (v):
claim as due or just
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The bank demanded payment of the loan
Related Words: exact
demand (v):
ask to be informed of
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I demand an explanation
demand (v):
summon to court
demand (v):
lay legal claim to
demand (v):
require as useful, just, or proper
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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

Related Words: necessitateneedrequire
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