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Meaning & Definition of Demand in English

English

Demand

/dɪmænd/

noun

1. An urgent or peremptory request

  • "His demands for attention were unceasing"
    synonym:
  • demand

2. The ability and desire to purchase goods and services

  • "The automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"
  • "The demand exceeded the supply"
    synonym:
  • demand

3. Required activity

  • "The requirements of his work affected his health"
  • "There were many demands on his time"
    synonym:
  • requirement
  • ,
  • demand

4. The act of demanding

  • "The kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money"
    synonym:
  • demand

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"
    synonym:
  • need
  • ,
  • demand

verb

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"
    synonym:
  • demand

2. Require as useful, just, or proper

  • "It takes nerve to do what she did"
  • "Success usually requires hard work"
  • "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"
  • "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"
  • "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"
  • "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
    synonym:
  • necessitate
  • ,
  • ask
  • ,
  • postulate
  • ,
  • need
  • ,
  • require
  • ,
  • take
  • ,
  • involve
  • ,
  • call for
  • ,
  • demand

3. Claim as due or just

  • "The bank demanded payment of the loan"
    synonym:
  • demand
  • ,
  • exact

4. Lay legal claim to

    synonym:
  • demand

5. Summon to court

    synonym:
  • demand

6. Ask to be informed of

  • "I demand an explanation"
    synonym:
  • demand

Examples of using

You are not in a legal position to demand anything.
I demand to speak with my lawyer.
The price will change according to the demand.