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require

 
Verb require has 4 senses
  1. necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand - require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulates a patient's consent"
    Derived form: noun requirement1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something
    => Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
    => It ----s that CLAUSE
  2. ask, require, expect - consider obligatory; request and expect; "We require our secretary to be on time"; "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"; "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"
    --2 is one way to demand
    Derived form: noun requirement1
    Sample sentence:
    They require him to write the letter
  3. command, require, compel - make someone do something
    --3 is one way to order, tell, enjoin, say
    Derived form: noun requisition1
    Sample sentence:
    They require him to write the letter
  4. want, need, require - have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
    --4 is one way to be
    Derived form: noun requirement2
    Sample sentences:
    They require more bread
    They require him to write the letter
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