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1. explanation

noun. ['ˌɛkspləˈneɪʃən'] a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc..

Synonyms

  • justification
  • definition
  • simplification
  • explicandum
  • explanandum
  • derivation
  • gloss
  • accounting
  • rubric
  • reason
  • walk-through
  • exposition
  • statement
  • interpretation
  • explanans
  • deriving
  • explication
  • etymologizing

Antonyms

  • genuine
  • legitimate
  • right
  • superior

Etymology

  • explanatio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Demand For Explanation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. explanation

noun. ['ˌɛkspləˈneɪʃən'] thought that makes something comprehensible.

Synonyms

  • groundwork
  • rationalisation
  • rendering
  • thought process
  • cerebration
  • cornerstone
  • intellection
  • fundament
  • rendition
  • interpreting
  • base
  • theory
  • rationale
  • basis
  • thought
  • principle
  • foundation
  • interpretation
  • key
  • thinking
  • mentation

Antonyms

  • divergent thinking
  • convergent thinking
  • outfield
  • noble

Etymology

  • explanatio (Latin)

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. demand

noun. ['dɪˈmænd'] required activity.

Synonyms

  • duty
  • requirement
  • obligation

Antonyms

  • imperfect
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • wrong

Etymology

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

9. demand

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

Synonyms

  • claim
  • exaction

Antonyms

  • forfeit
  • imprecise
  • figurative

Etymology

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

10. 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))
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