音标：[ di'mɑ:nd ] 发音:
过去式: demanded 过去分词: demanded 名词复数: demands 现在分词: demanding
- Roderigo dashes in and demands her hand .
- Good secretaries are always in demand .
- We must not give way to their demands .
- Immediate vacation of the house was demanded .
- She is in favor of abortion on demand .
- The demand for these goods exceeds the supply .
- She demands that he assume the responsibility .
- This instrument demands stringent specification .
- There is excess demand for a firm's products .
- You , too , will strain at such a demand .
- the act of demanding; "the kidnapper''s exorbitant demands for money"
- required activity; "the requirements of his work affected his health"; "there were many demands on his time"
- an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing"
- the ability and desire to purchase goods and services; "the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"; "the demand exceeded the supply"
- a condition requiring relief; "she satisfied his need for affection"; "God has no need of men to accomplish His work"; "there is a demand for jobs"
- request urgently and forcefully; "The victim''s family is demanding compensation"; "The boss demanded that he be fired immediately"; "She demanded to see the manager"
- claim as due or just; "The bank demanded payment of the loan"
- ask to be informed of; "I demand an explanation"
- summon to court
- lay legal claim to
- 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 postulate a patient''s consent"
同义词：necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for,
In economics, demand is an economic principle that describes a consumer's desire, willingness and ability to pay a price for a specific good or service. Demand refers to how much (quantity) of a product or service is desired by buyers.