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Another word for require

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Verb
  1. To have as a need or prerequisite

  2. To be without what is needed, required, or essential

    See also:

    owned

  3. To ask for urgently or insistently

    See also:

    request

  4. To oblige to do or not do by force of authority, propriety, or custom

    See also:

    obligation

Another word for require

Synonym Study

  • Exact implies a demanding and the enforcing of the demand at the same time to exact a promise of help from her friends, to exact payment by the end of the week See also syn. study at lack.
  • Claim implies an assertion of one's right to possess something to claim a throne
  • Demand implies a calling for as due or necessary, connoting a peremptory exercise of authority or an imperative need to demand obedience
  • Require suggests a pressing need, often one inherent in the nature of a thing, or the binding power of rules or laws voters are required to register