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demanding

adjective

1 demanding

Requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill.

Roget 868: fastidious, nice, delicate, delicat, finical, finicky, demanding, meticulous, exacting, strict, anal [Vulg.], difficult, dainty, lickerish, ... show more

Dutch: veeleisend




Moby thesaurus: Herculean, Spartan, Spartanic, abstruse, accurate, arduous, astringent, attentive, austere, authoritarian, brutal, burdensome, cajoling, clamant, clamorous, close, coaxing, complex, conscientious, correct ... show more.

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demand

noun

1 demand

An urgent or peremptory request.

Roget 924: due, dueness; right, privilege, prerogative, prescription, title, claim, pretension, demand, birthright.    immunity, license, liberty, ... show more

Roget 812: price, amount, cost, expense, prime cost, charge, figure; demand, damage; fare, hire, wages etc. (remuneration) ... show more

Roget 780: property, possession, suum cuique [Lat.], meum et tuum [Lat.].    ownership, proprietorship, lordship; seignority; empire etc. (dominion) 737.    interest, stake, ... show more

Dutch: eis

2 demand

The ability and desire to purchase goods and services.

Dutch: eis, vraag
Polish: popyt, zapotrzebowanie

3 demand

Required activity:
— There were many demands on his time.

synonym: requirement.

Roget 741: command, order, ordinance, act, fiat, hukm, bidding, dictum, hest, behest, call, beck, nod.    despatch, ... show more

Roget 630: requirement, need, wants, necessities; necessaries, necessaries of life; stress, exigency, pinch, sine qua non, matter of necessity; case of need, case of life or death.    needfulness, ... show more

Dutch: eis

4 demand

The act of demanding.

Polish: wymaganie

5 demand

A condition requiring relief:
— There is a demand for jobs.

synonym: need.

Dutch: behoefte
Polish: konieczność, wymóg

verb

1 demand

Request urgently and forcefully.

2 demand

Require as useful, just, or proper:
— This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice.

synonyms: ask, call for, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require, take.

Roget 812: bear a price, set a price, fix a price; appraise, assess, doom [U.S.], price, charge, demand, ask, require, exact, run up; ... show more

Roget 461: make inquiry etc. n.; inquire, ask, seek, search.    look for, look about for, look out for; scan, reconnoiter, explore, sound, ... show more

Roget 741: command, order, decree, enact, ordain, dictate, direct, give orders.    prescribe, set, appoint, mark out; set a task, prescribe a task, ... show more

Roget 924: be due etc. adj.. to, be the due etc. n.. of; have right to, have title to, have claim to; be entitled to; have a claim upon; belong to ... show more

3 demand

Claim as due or just:
— The bank demanded payment of the loan.

synonym: exact.

4 demand

Lay legal claim to.

5 demand

Summon to court.

6 demand

Ask to be informed of.


Moby thesaurus: address, admission, admission fee, anchorage, application, apply for, appoint, appurtenance, ask, ask a question, ask about, ask for, ask questions, asking, assess, at once, authority, authorize, bare necessities, be hurting for ... show more.

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