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demands

noun
plural of demand

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 something that someone insists upon having
  • agreed to the customer's demand for a refund

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2 the state of being sought after especially for purchase
  • a steadily declining demand for film cameras

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3 something necessary, indispensable, or unavoidable
  • we are very confident that our new employee is fully equal to the demands of the job

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demands

verb
present tense third-person singular of demand

Synonyms & Antonyms of demands (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority
  • the losing party demanded a recount of the votes cast in the election

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2 to have as a requirement
  • a task that demands one's unremitting attention

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3 to set or receive as a price
  • superstars of the big screen who demand millions for appearing in a movie

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“Demands.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/demands. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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