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Definitions of demand

  1. To claim as due; insist upon; need; require; make claim. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To ask or call for with authority; to claim or seek from, as by authority or right; to claim, as something due; to call for urgently or peremptorily; as, to demand a debt; to demand obedience. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To inquire authoritatively or earnestly; to ask, esp. in a peremptory manner; to question. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To require as necessary or useful; to be in urgent need of; hence, to call for; as, the case demands care. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To call into court; to summon. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The act of demanding; an asking with authority; a peremptory urging of a claim; a claiming or challenging as due; requisition; as, the demand of a creditor; a note payable on demand. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Earnest inquiry; question; query. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A diligent seeking or search; manifested want; desire to possess; request; as, a demand for certain goods; a person's company is in great demand. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. That which one demands or has a right to demand; thing claimed as due; claim; as, demands on an estate. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The asking or seeking for what is due or claimed as due. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The right or title in virtue of which anything may be claimed; as, to hold a demand against a person. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A thing or amount claimed to be due. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To claim; to exact; to question; summon; require. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To claim: to ask earnestly or authoritatively: to call for: to question. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. To call for; ask; claim. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. To make a demand; to inquire. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To inquire by authority. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. claim as due or just; "The bank demanded payment of the loan" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. ask to be informed of; "I demand an explanation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. summon to court Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. To claim or seek as due by right; to ask by authority; to require; to ask; to question; to sue for. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. the ability and desire to purchase goods and services; "the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"; "the demand exceeded the supply" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. lay legal claim to Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. Authoritative claim; an imperative request; the state of being sought after; as, coal is in great demand. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  26. The asking for what is due: an asking for with authority: a claim: earnest inquiry. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. A calling-for; claim; question. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. The act of demanding, or that which is demanded; requirement; claim; need. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. A claim by right; an asking with authority; a desire to possess; the price demanded; question asked; the asking or seeking for what is due, or claimed as due, either expressly, by words, or by implication, as by seizure of goods or entry into lands. Demand and supply, express the relations between consumption and production, or the desire for commodities and the supply of them, so that when the former is in excess prices rise, and when the latter prices fall. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. An asking with authority; a challenging as due; the requiring of a price for goods; the desire to possess. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for demand

  1. I demand it of you by your oath. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  2. He was in demand now. – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
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