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1. require

verb. ['ˌriːˈkwaɪɝ, riːˈkwaɪr, rɪˈkwaɪɝ'] require as useful, just, or proper.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • abduct
  • glycerolize
  • invest
  • deposit

Etymology

  • requerre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • querre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Require

  • transpire
  • yzaguirre
  • mcbryar
  • dubilier
  • conspire
  • supplier
  • misfire
  • mctier
  • enquire
  • doubtfire
  • ceasefire
  • cease-fire
  • squier
  • rewire
  • retire
  • odwyer
  • mcguyer
  • entire
  • desire
  • acquire
  • trier
  • swier
  • styer
  • stier
  • steier
  • spier
  • speier
  • schwier
  • schryer
  • schrier

Sentences with require


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Hamsters require veterinary care to ensure they stay healthy and live as long as possible.

2. Verb, base form
This may require a steady hand and some patience as it might take some time.

Quotes about require


1. We can all agree that government can't solve the obesity crisis alone. It's an ongoing issue that will require a collaborative effort across private and public sectors if we want to see some long-term success.
- Marcus Samuelsson

2. The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!
- Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

3. The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.
- Samuel Richardson

2. require

verb. ['ˌriːˈkwaɪɝ, riːˈkwaɪr, rɪˈkwaɪɝ'] make someone do something.

Synonyms

  • interdict
  • veto
  • forbid
  • burden
  • proscribe
  • saddle
  • enjoin
  • order
  • charge
  • nix
  • requisition
  • tell
  • command
  • disallow
  • say

Antonyms

  • permit
  • forfeit
  • imprecise
  • figurative

Etymology

  • requerre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • querre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. require

verb. ['ˌriːˈkwaɪɝ, riːˈkwaɪr, rɪˈkwaɪɝ'] consider obligatory; request and expect.

Synonyms

  • ask
  • expect
  • call

Antonyms

  • imperfect
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • wrong

Etymology

  • requerre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • querre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. require

verb. ['ˌriːˈkwaɪɝ, riːˈkwaɪr, rɪˈkwaɪɝ'] have need of.

Synonyms

  • cry
  • need
  • want

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • adduct
  • push
  • repel

Etymology

  • requerre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • querre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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