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Demand meaning

demand - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. lay legal claim to
  2. 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.
  3. 3. To inquire authoritatively or earnestly; to ask, esp. in a peremptory manner; to question.
  4. 4. To require as necessary or useful; to be in urgent need of; hence, to call for; as, the case demands care.
  5. 5. To call into court; to summon.
  6. 6. To make a demand; to inquire.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Earnest inquiry; question; query.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. That which one demands or has a right to demand; thing claimed as due; claim; as, demands on an estate.
  11. 11. The asking or seeking for what is due or claimed as due.
  12. 12. The right or title in virtue of which anything may be claimed; as, to hold a demand against a person.
  13. 13. A thing or amount claimed to be due.
  14. 14. A calling- for; claim; question.
  15. 15. To call for; ask; claim.

demand - examples of usage

  1. Welcome to on-demand car, the future of short term car and van vehicle rental and leasing.
  2. But the demand is as great as ever. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. It is all a matter of bargain, and of supply and demand. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
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