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demand

de·mand

demand

 
pronunciation:
dih maend
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: demand, demanded, demanding
definition: to ask for with force; order.
She demanded her money back.
similar words:
ask, direct, order, request, require, tell, urge, want
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something that must be done.
With a job and three kids, there are many demands on my time.
similar words:
call, drain, necessity
derivations: demandable (adj.), demander (n.)
Word Parts
The word demand contains the following part:
mand Latin root that means give an order