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1. demand

verb. ['dɪˈmænd'] request urgently and forcefully.

Synonyms

  • clamour
  • ask
  • require
  • dun
  • bespeak
  • quest
  • clamor
  • want
  • request
  • expect

Antonyms

  • income
  • nonpayment
  • expensiveness
  • inexpensiveness

Etymology

  • demander (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word demand


1. Noun, singular or mass
Employees with the talent to help a company grow and move forward are in demand among competing businesses.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Frequent exposure to salt water, sun and wind demand the use of the strongest thread possible.

Quotes containing the word demand


1. Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work, or friendship - two of life's major assets.
- Eleanor Robson Belmont

2. A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.
- Paulo Coelho

3. People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
- Søren Kierkegaard

2. demand

noun. ['dɪˈmænd'] an urgent or peremptory request.

Synonyms

  • margin call
  • requisition
  • petition
  • pay claim
  • ultimatum
  • insisting
  • claim
  • request
  • call
  • insistence
  • postulation
  • challenge

Antonyms

  • push
  • repel
  • abduct
  • glycerolize

Etymology

  • demander (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. demand

verb. ['dɪˈmænd'] require as useful, just, or proper.

Synonyms

  • necessitate
  • exact
  • draw
  • ask
  • require
  • cost
  • need
  • cry for
  • cry out for
  • involve
  • postulate
  • claim
  • take
  • compel
  • govern

Antonyms

  • string
  • abstain
  • give
  • go

Etymology

  • demander (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. demand

verb. ['dɪˈmænd'] claim as due or just.

Synonyms

  • claim
  • command
  • call
  • call in

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • exclude
  • lack
  • disclaim

Etymology

  • demander (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. demand

noun. ['dɪˈmænd'] the ability and desire to purchase goods and services.

Synonyms

  • use
  • use of goods and services
  • usance
  • economic consumption
  • economic process

Antonyms

  • invest
  • deposit
  • sheathe
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • demander (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. demand

noun. ['dɪˈmænd'] required activity.

Synonyms

  • duty
  • requirement
  • obligation

Antonyms

  • imperfect
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • wrong

Etymology

  • demander (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. demand

noun. ['dɪˈmænd'] the act of demanding.

Synonyms

  • claim
  • exaction

Antonyms

  • forfeit
  • imprecise
  • figurative

Etymology

  • demander (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. demand

noun. ['dɪˈmænd'] a condition requiring relief.

Synonyms

  • lack
  • need
  • want
  • necessity
  • deficiency
  • status

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • open
  • thicken
  • allow

Etymology

  • demander (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. demand

verb. ['dɪˈmænd'] lay legal claim to.

Antonyms

  • iodinate

Etymology

  • demander (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. demand

verb. ['dɪˈmænd'] summon to court.

Synonyms

  • cite
  • summons

Antonyms

  • lodge
  • fuse
  • ionate

Etymology

  • demander (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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