Antonyms of noun demand

1 of 5 senses of demand

Sense 2
demand -- (the ability and desire to purchase goods and services; "the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"; "the demand exceeded the supply")
       Antonym of supply (Sense 2)
      => supply -- (offering goods and services for sale)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun demand

5 senses of demand

Sense 1
demand -- (an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing")
       => request, petition, postulation -- (a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority)

Sense 2
demand -- (the ability and desire to purchase goods and services; "the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"; "the demand exceeded the supply")
       => economic process -- (any process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth)

Sense 3
requirement, demand -- (required activity; "the requirements of his work affected his health"; "there were many demands on his time")
       => duty, responsibility, obligation -- (the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr)

Sense 4
demand -- (the act of demanding; "the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 5
need, demand -- (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")
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb demand

6 senses of demand

Sense 1
demand -- (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")
       => request, bespeak, call for, quest -- (express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service")

Sense 2
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 postulate a patient's consent")

Sense 3
demand, exact -- (claim as due or just; "The bank demanded payment of the loan")
       => claim -- (ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount")

Sense 4
demand -- (lay legal claim to)
       => claim -- (ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount")

Sense 5
demand -- (summon to court)
       => summon, summons, cite -- (call in an official matter, such as to attend court)

Sense 6
demand -- (ask to be informed of; "I demand an explanation")
       => request, bespeak, call for, quest -- (express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service")

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