Synonyms for demand

Synonyms for (noun) demand

Synonyms: demand

Definition: the act of demanding

Usage: the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: requirement, demand

Definition: required activity

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

Similar words: obligation, duty, responsibility

Definition: the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force

Usage: we must instill a sense of duty in our children; every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty- John D.Rockefeller Jr


Synonyms: demand

Definition: an urgent or peremptory request

Usage: his demands for attention were unceasing

Similar words: petition, request, postulation

Definition: a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority


Synonyms: demand

Definition: the ability and desire to purchase goods and services

Usage: the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips; the demand exceeded the supply

Similar words: economic process

Definition: any process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth


Synonyms: need, demand

Definition: a condition requiring relief

Usage: she satisfied his need for affection; God has no need of men to accomplish His work; there is a demand for jobs

Similar words: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations

Synonyms for (verb) demand

Synonyms: demand

Definition: request urgently and forcefully

Usage: The victim's family is demanding compensation; The boss demanded that he be fired immediately; She demanded to see the manager

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest

Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for

Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service


Synonyms: demand, exact

Definition: claim as due or just

Usage: The bank demanded payment of the loan

Similar words: claim

Definition: ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example

Usage: They claimed on the maximum allowable amount


Synonyms: demand

Definition: ask to be informed of

Usage: I demand an explanation

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest

Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for

Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service


Synonyms: demand

Definition: summon to court

Similar words: summon, summons, cite

Definition: call in an official matter, such as to attend court


Synonyms: demand

Definition: lay legal claim to

Similar words: claim

Definition: ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example

Usage: They claimed on the maximum allowable amount