Demand

  • 1 demand — de·mand 1 n 1: a formal request or call for something (as payment for a debt) esp. based on a right or made with force a shareholder must first make a demand on the corporation s board of directors to act R. C. Clark a written demand for payment… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Demand — ist der Familienname von Christian Demand (* 1960), deutscher Kunstkritiker und seit 2006 Professor für Kunstgeschichte an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg Heinrich Demand (1902–1974), deutscher Politiker (SPD), nordrhein westfälischer… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 Demand — De*mand , n. [F. demande, fr. demander. See {Demand}, v. t.] 1. 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 demand — [di mand′, dimänd′] vt. [ME demaunden < OFr demander, to demand < L demandare, to give in charge < de , away, from + mandare, to entrust: see MANDATE] 1. to ask for boldly or urgently 2. to ask for as a right or with authority 3. to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 demand — vb Demand, claim, require, exact are comparable not as close synonyms but as sharing the basic meaning to ask or call for something as due or as necessary or as strongly desired. Demand strongly implies peremptoriness or insistency; if the… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 Demand — De*mand , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Demanded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Demanding}.] [F. demander, LL. demandare to demand, summon, send word, fr. L. demandare to give in charge, intrust; de + mandare to commit to one s charge, commission, order, command. Cf …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 demand — ► NOUN 1) an insistent and peremptory request, made as of right. 2) (demands) pressing requirements. 3) the desire of purchasers or consumers for a particular commodity or service. ► VERB 1) ask authoritatively or brusquely. 2) insist on having …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 demand — You demand something from or (less commonly) of someone (demanded an apology from or of him), and you make a demand on someone for something (kept putting more demands on the overworked staff for their time) …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 demand — [n] question, request appeal, application, arrogation, bid, bidding, call, call for, charge, claim, clamor, command, counterclaim, entreatment, entreaty, exaction, impetration, imploration, importunity, imposition, inquiry, insistence, interest,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Demand — De*mand , v. i. To make a demand; to inquire. [1913 Webster] The soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? Luke iii. 14. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 demand — To ask for with authority; claim as a right. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 12 Demand —   [dɪ mɑːnd, englisch] der, s, der Bedarf, der am Markt auftritt (Nachfrage); Gegensatz: Supply (Angebot) …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 demand — an order to comply with an obligation. In business, paying on demand means that the obligation must be satisfied immediately when requested. Glossary of Business Terms The desire to purchase economic goods or services (and the financial ability… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 demand — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 firm request ADJECTIVE ▪ legitimate, realistic, reasonable ▪ I think your demand for a higher salary is perfectly reasonable. ▪ outrageous, unrealistic …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 demand — I n. urgent request 1) to make a demand 2) to meet, satisfy a demand; to give in to, yield to a demand 3) to reject a demand 4) to drop a demand 5) an excessive, exorbitant; inexorable; moderate, modest, reasonable; terroristic demand 6) union;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 demand — de|mand1 W1S1 [dıˈma:nd US dıˈmænd] n 1.) [singular, U] the need or desire that people have for particular goods and services ▪ Food production is still increasing faster than demand. demand for ▪ the demand for new housing huge/great/strong etc… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 demand — I v. To claim as one s due; to require; to ask relief. To summon; to call in court II n. The assertion of a legal right; a legal obligation asserted in the courts. An imperative request preferred by one person to another, under a claim of right,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 demand — I v. To claim as one s due; to require; to ask relief. To summon; to call in court II n. The assertion of a legal right; a legal obligation asserted in the courts. An imperative request preferred by one person to another, under a claim of right,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 demand */*/*/ — I UK [dɪˈmɑːnd] / US [dɪˈmænd] noun Word forms demand : singular demand plural demands 1) [countable] a very firm statement that you want something He was sympathetic to their demands. demand for: She repeated her demand for an urgent review of… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 demand — de|mand1 [ dı mænd ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to say in a very firm way that you want something: Angry congressmen are demanding an inquiry into the deal. The demonstrators demanded the release of all prisoners. demand to know/see: She demanded… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English