demand


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; wage demands

7) a demand for; on (a demand for compensation; to make demands on smb.'s time)

8) a demand that + clause; subj. (they rejected our demand that no one be/should be punished)

9) at, on demand (payment on demand)

desire for a commodity

10) to create a demand

11) to meet, satisfy a demand

12) (a) brisk, enormous, great, strong; limited demand

13) a demand for (there is a brisk demand for home computers)

14) in demand (small care are in great demand)

15) consumer demand

misc.

16) the law of supply and demand

II
v.

1) (D; tr.) to demand from, of (to demand an apology from smb.)

2) (E) she demands to be informed of everything

3) (L; subj.) we demanded that he help us

* * *
[dɪ'mɑːnd]
enormous
exorbitant
inexorable
limited demand
satisfy a demand
strong
terroristic demand
to give in to
wage demands
yield to a demand
on (a demand for compensation; to make demands on smb. 's time)
on demand (payment on demand)
subj. (they rejected our demand that no one be/should be punished)
of (to demand an apology from smb.)
(D; tr.) to demand from
(E) she demands to be informed of everything
(L; subj.) we demanded that he help us
(a) brisk
['desire for a commodity'] to create a demand
['misc. '] the law of supply and demand
['urgent request'] to make a demand
a demand that + clause
an excessive
at
consumer demand
to drop a demand
to meet
to reject a demand
in demand (small cars are in great demand)
a demand for (there is a brisk demand for home computers)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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