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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

      1. To have a strong feeling to have (something); wish (to possess or do something); desire greatly:
      2. To desire (someone to do something):
      3. To request the presence or assistance of:
      1. A condition or situation in which something must be supplied in order for a certain condition to be maintained or a desired state to be achieved:
      2. Something required or wanted; a requisite:
      3. Necessity; obligation:
      1. Deficiency or absence:
      2. A particular deficiency or absence:
      3. To be without or in need of:
    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

      1. To assume to be true or real for the sake of argument or explanation:
      2. To believe, especially on uncertain or tentative grounds:
      3. To consider to be probable or likely:
      1. To look forward to the probable occurrence or appearance of:
      2. To consider likely or certain:
      3. To consider reasonable or due:
    See also:

    obligation

Another word for require

Verb
  1. To need

    See also:

    need

  2. To insist upon

    See also:

    ask

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