DICTIONARY


Definition of DEMAND

noun : DEMAND

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the ability and desire to purchase goods and services; "the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"; "the demand exceeded the supply" ;

  • 3. (

    ) required activity; "the requirements of his work affected his health"; "there were many demands on his time" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the act of demanding; "the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a condition requiring relief; "she satisfied his need for affection"; "God has no need of men to accomplish His work"; "there is a demand for jobs" ;

verb : DEMAND

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) request urgently and forcefully; "The victim's family is demanding compensation"; "The boss demanded that he be fired immediately"; "She demanded to see the manager" ;

  • 3. (

    ) claim as due or just; "The bank demanded payment of the loan" ;

  • 6. (

    ) ask to be informed of; "I demand an explanation" ;


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