Require



verb (used with object), required, requiring.
1.
to have need of; need:
He requires medical care.
2.
to call on authoritatively; order or enjoin to do something:
to require an agent to account for money spent.
3.
to ask for authoritatively or imperatively; demand.
4.
to impose need or occasion for; make necessary or indispensable:
The work required infinite patience.
5.
to call for or exact as obligatory; ordain:
The law requires annual income-tax returns.
6.
to place under an obligation or necessity:
The situation requires me to take immediate action.
7.
Chiefly British. to desire; wish to have:
Will you require tea at four o’clock?
verb (used without object), required, requiring.
8.
to demand; impose obligation:
to do as the law requires.
verb (mainly transitive; may take a clause as object or an infinitive)
1.
to have need of; depend upon; want
2.
to impose as a necessity; make necessary: this work requires precision
3.
(also intransitive) to make formal request (for); insist upon or demand, esp as an obligation
4.
to call upon or oblige (a person) authoritatively; order or command: to require someone to account for his actions

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