Definition for demand

verb as in require

Strongest matches

ask, call for, fail, need, take, want

Weak match

cry out for


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Example Sentences

For two years she has eschewed demands for a Medicare for All vote that centrist worried would repel swing voters in their GOP-leaning districts.

The film, which was supposed to be in theaters earlier this year, is coming out via video-on-demand on Friday as the coronavirus pandemic continues to upend theatrical release schedules.

From Fortune

Similarly, Barr is often accused of undermining core Justice Department norms, particularly with his interventions in the Roger Stone and Michael Flynn cases and in his demand for an investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation.

Oil demand is in a slump and it won’t recover any time soon.

From Fortune

That leaves them reliant on portable air filtration devices, which are often effective but can also be hard to find right now due to coronavirus-driven demand.

From Fortune

So we do demand justice and we do speak up and make demands.

“Competition is there, of course, but I think there is enough business for everyone as long as the demand is there,” he says.

In doing so he exposed the failure of other airlines in the region to see the huge pent-up demand for cheap travel.

Judging from current figures, there would be a substantial demand for this option, too.

There is one time, however, when couple dancing is in high demand, and that is around weddings.

You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.

Wordsworth has illustrated how an unwise and importunate demand for a reason from a child may drive him into invention.

Fajardo seconds the demand of the citizens of Manila that the Audiencia be suppressed, alleging that it does more harm than good.

England proclaimed a rough indignation at the demand for Gibraltar, which Austria had made in behalf of Spain.

This demand was made with scornful seriousness; with a ruthless application to the feelings of a son.

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On this page you'll find 250 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demand, such as: appeal, application, call, claim, insistence, and interest.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.