What is another word for demands?

Pronunciation: [dɪmˈandz] (IPA)

When we talk about demands, we usually refer to requests, requirements, or expectations. These words are all synonyms for "demands" and describe a need or desire for something to be fulfilled. Other synonyms include mandates, orders, instructions, and directives. These synonyms emphasize the authoritative nature of a demand, suggesting that it comes from a higher power or authority. Additionally, terms such as claims, petitions, appeals, and pleas also describe a request that may carry a certain urgency or importance. Regardless of the specific word used, all of these synonyms for "demands" illustrate the need for action, compliance, or fulfillment.

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Usage examples for Demands

There is a question, lying far behind all these, which demands attention.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Her health demands-ahem-a little longer rest and change.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Your demands are modest.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

Famous quotes with Demands

  • Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
    John Adams
  • I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands.
    Alexander Alekhine
  • Ideology... is indispensable in any society if men are to be formed, transformed and equipped to respond to the demands of their conditions of existence.
    Louis Althusser
  • There's always more demands than there's time to meet them, so it's constantly a matter of trying to balance them.
    Marc Andreessen
  • Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason.
    Thomas Aquinas

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