demand

All Noun Verb
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  • There has been a large demand for the service since it was launched.
  • Two days before her death, she had demanded to be released from the hospital.
  • As they did so they found that there was a great deal of demand for their products.
  • This replaced the labor theory of value by a system of supply and demand.
  • When she finds out, she demands they both leave the next day.
  • He called his agent, who immediately demanded that he take the job.
  • The demand for higher speed led to the development of new systems specifically for computer use.
  • Western pressure later forced Japan to water down some of its demands.
  • But this "value" is subject to supply and demand at a particular time.
  • It later was enabled on pay-per-view and video-on-demand content.
  • She demanded that the three male election judges allow the women to vote.
  • The company refused and demanded approval six times, and was refused each time.
  • The common people frequently even demanded better access to learning German.
  • The trees make few demands on the soil and grow very quickly.
  • In those problems the special situation is more demanding than the general.
  • Commercial production has now increased following a rise in demand for natural dyes.
  • William, on the other hand, demanded that he remain as king even after his wife's death.
  • They opposed similar demands by the far more numerous Indian community.
  • The growing demand for the Industrial Revolution would drive development as well.
  • Each level of education demands different skills of teaching and learning ability.
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Meaning of demand

  • noun An urgent or peremptory request
    his demands for attention were unceasing
  • noun The ability and desire to purchase goods and services
    the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips, the demand exceeded the supply
  • noun The act of demanding
    the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money
  • verb 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
  • verb Claim as due or just
    The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb Lay legal claim to
  • verb Summon to court
  • verb Ask to be informed of
    I demand an explanation