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Synonyms for require

Synonyms for (verb) require

Synonyms: require, command Definition: make someone do something

Similar words: enjoin, say, order, tell Definition: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority Usage: I said to him to go home; She ordered him to do the shopping; The mother told the child to get dressed

Synonyms: ask, require, expect Definition: consider obligatory; request and expect Usage: 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

Similar words: demand Definition: request urgently and forcefully Usage: The victim's family is demanding compensation; The boss demanded that he be fired immediately; She demanded to see the manager

Synonyms: want, need, require Definition: have need of Usage: This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer