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demands, plural;
  1. Ask authoritatively or brusquely
    • - “Where is she?” he demanded
    • - the police demanded that he give them the names
  2. Insist on having
    • - an outraged public demanded retribution
    • - too much was being demanded of the top players
  3. Require; need
    • - a complex activity demanding detailed knowledge
  4. Call into court; summon

  1. An insistent and peremptory request, made as if by right
    • - a series of demands for far-reaching reforms
  2. Pressing requirements
    • - he's got enough demands on his time already
  3. The desire of purchasers, consumers, clients, employers, etc., for a particular commodity, service, or other item
    • - a recent slump in demand
    • - a demand for specialists

  1. an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing"
  2. request urgently and forcefully; "The victim's family is demanding compensation"; "The boss demanded that he be fired immediately"; "She demanded to see the manager"
  3. the ability and desire to purchase goods and services; "the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"; "the demand exceeded the supply"
  4. necessitate: 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 ...
  5. requirement: required activity; "the requirements of his work affected his health"; "there were many demands on his time"
  6. claim as due or just; "The bank demanded payment of the loan"
  7. In Lacanian psychoanalysis, a demand results when a lack in the Real is phrased into the Symbolic medium of language. ...
  8. Hoist is the seventh studio album by the jam band Phish. At the time of its release, Hoist was Phish's best selling album. Hoist includes guest appearances from Alison Krauss, Béla Fleck, and other musicians, as well as actor Jonathan Frakes on trombone. ...
  9. The desire to purchase goods and services; The amount of a good or service that a consumer is willing to buy at a particular price; A need; A claim for something; A requirement; An urgent request; An order; the measure of the maximum power load of a utility's customer over a short period of ...
  10. (Demands) Human wants that are backed by buying power.
  11. (Demands) Responsibilities, pressures, obligations and even uncertainties that individuals face in the workplace.
  12. (Demands) The Incoming Victorian premier will challenge key planks of Julia Gillard's reform agenda. This included the broadband network, health reform, the mining tax and water, in a clear challenge to the Prime Minister's ability to deliver. ...
  13. (Demands) for Arbitration are unilateral filings of claims in arbitration, based on a contractual or statutory right; also, the form used.
  14. An escrow term describing the consideration exacted for a conveyance or for the relinquishment of an interest in or a right to property.
  15. A letter from a lender showing the total amount due to pay off a mortgage or trust deed, inclusive of unpaid principal, interest, impound amounts, prepayment penalty, etc. Also, known as a Demand for Payoff Request or Beneficiaries Demand Letter.
  16. The payoff amount necessary to retire a secured debt by the Mortgage Company.
  17. The numerical expression of the desire for goods and services associated with an economic standard for acquiring them.
  18. The quantity of goods required by the market to be delivered in a particular period or at a specific date.
  19. The measure of total energy load at a specified point in time.
  20. To dream that a demand for charity comes in upon you, denotes that you will be placed in embarrassing situations, but by your persistency you will fully restore your good standing. If the demand is unjust, you will become a leader in your profession. ...
  21. a measure of the highest amount of electricity used during a single moment during a month.
  22. The lender's statement of the amount due to pay of a loan.
  23. The level at which electricity is delivered to end-users at a given point in time. Electric demand in measured in kilowatts.
  24. The combined desire, ability and willingness on the part of consumers to buy goods or services. Demand is determined by income and by price, which are, in part, determined by supply.
  25. The rate at which electric energy is delivered to or by a system at a given instant or averaged over a designated period, usually expressed in kilowatts or megawatts.