Textual thesaurus for "demand"

(noun) requirement

required activity

the requirements of his work affected his health; there were many demands on his time

(noun) need

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

(verb) exact

claim as due or just

The bank demanded payment of the loan

(verb) take, necessitate, need, ask, require, postulate, call for, involve

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