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Demanded Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Demand \De*mand"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Demanded; p. pr. & vb. n. Demanding.] [F. demander, LL. demandare to demand, summon, send word, fr. L. demandare to give in charge, intrust; de- + mandare to commit to one's charge, commission, order, command. Cf. Mandate, Commend.]
  1. To ask or call for with authority; to claim or seek from, as by authority or right; to claim, as something due; to call for urgently or peremptorily; as, to demand a debt; to demand obedience. This, in our foresaid holy father's name, Pope Innocent, I do demand of thee. --Shak.
  2. To inquire authoritatively or earnestly; to ask, esp. in a peremptory manner; to question. I did demand what news from Shrewsbury. --Shak.
  3. To require as necessary or useful; to be in urgent need of; hence, to call for; as, the case demands care.
  4. (Law) To call into court; to summon. --Burrill.
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    * There are some experiences in life which should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening to the Brahms Requiem. - George Bernard Shaw

    * For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is. - Johann von Goethe

    * First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth. - Johann von Goethe


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