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  • verbneed, want
  • verbask, demand; necessitate

synonyms for require

  • lack
  • crave
  • desire
  • miss
  • wish
  • depend upon
  • feel necessity for
  • have need
  • hurting for
  • stand in need
See also synonyms for: required / requires / requiring / unrequired
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antonyms for require

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • have
  • disallow
  • give
  • let off
  • offer
  • reply
  • stop
  • answer
  • dislike
  • have
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The verb require, which expresses necessity, occurs most frequently in serious or formal contexts: Your presence at the hearing is required. Successful experimentation requires careful attention to detail. Lack means to be without or to have less than a desirable quantity of something: to lack courage, sufficient money, enough members to make a quorum. Need often suggests urgency, stressing the necessity of supplying what is lacking: to need an operation, better food, a match to light the fire.

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How to use require in a sentence

Students from lower-risk areas were required to arrive one week before classes began.
EVEN THE MOST CAUTIOUS SCHOOLS ARE SEEING OUTBREAKSSY MUKHERJEESEPTEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
That would still take two decades, and require a lot of workers and money.
SUPPRESSING FIRES HAS FAILED. HERE’S WHAT CALIFORNIA NEEDS TO DO INSTEAD.JAMES TEMPLESEPTEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It has been revised to require two flips to insert the edge.
A NEW ALGORITHM FOR GRAPH CROSSINGS, HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHTSTEPHANIE DEMARCOSEPTEMBER 15, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The company wasn’t required to keep workers on the payroll or stop returning money to shareholders.
THE BIG CORPORATE RESCUE AND THE AMERICA THAT’S TOO SMALL TO SAVEBY LYDIA DEPILLIS, JUSTIN ELLIOTT AND PAUL KIELSEPTEMBER 12, 2020PROPUBLICA
These apps may not charge a maximum APR higher than 36%, including costs or fees and fees, or require payment in full in 60 days or less.
APPLE REVISES APP STORE RULES TO PERMIT GAME STREAMING APPS, CLARIFY IN-APP PURCHASES AND MORESARAH PEREZSEPTEMBER 11, 2020TECHCRUNCH
If these three individuals do not have the confidence of critical stakeholders to lead the required changes then we have got to move on.
THE CEO OF MINING GIANT RIO TINTO IS FORCED OUT FOLLOWING THE DESTRUCTION OF AN ANCIENT ARCHEOLOGICAL SITEBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
We could place caps on executive pay or require companies to pay executives no more than a certain multiple of what they pay their lowest-paid worker.
HOW WE CAN SAVE SMALL BUSINESS FROM CORONAVIRUS-INDUCED EXTINCTIONMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
Uber implemented safety protocols including requiring drivers and passengers to wear masks at all times, but their business has still taken a big hit.
UBER WANTS TO GO ALL-ELECTRIC BY 2030. IT WON’T BE EASYVANESSA BATES RAMIREZSEPTEMBER 10, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
This requires multi-factor economic modeling, rather than the simple monitoring of current loan performance.
A LOAN CRISIS LOOMS FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTYDANIEL MALLOYSEPTEMBER 8, 2020OZY
If passed, the code will require platforms to negotiate compensation with publishers if they feature content on their services.
STATE OF PLAY: WHERE THE BATTLE WITH GOOGLE AND FACEBOOK TO PAY FOR NEWS IS HOTTESTLUCINDA SOUTHERNSEPTEMBER 7, 2020DIGIDAY
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WORDS RELATED TO REQUIRE

  • beseech
  • charge
  • entreat
  • implore
  • obligate
  • order
  • require
  • supplicate
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