verb (used with object), re·quired, re·quir·ing.
verb (used without object), re·quired, re·quir·ing.
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To require something is to have a need for it or to ask for it authoritatively. How does require compare to synonyms want, need, and lack? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
Example sentences from the Web for require
Students from lower-risk areas were required to arrive one week before classes began.Even the most cautious schools are seeing outbreaks|Sy Mukherjee|September 17, 2020|Fortune
That would still take two decades, and require a lot of workers and money.Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.|James Temple|September 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
It has been revised to require two flips to insert the edge.A New Algorithm for Graph Crossings, Hiding in Plain Sight|Stephanie DeMarco|September 15, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The company wasn’t required to keep workers on the payroll or stop returning money to shareholders.The Big Corporate Rescue and the America That’s Too Small to Save|by Lydia DePillis, Justin Elliott and Paul Kiel|September 12, 2020|ProPublica
These apps may not charge a maximum APR higher than 36%, including costs or fees and fees, or require payment in full in 60 days or less.Apple revises App Store rules to permit game streaming apps, clarify in-app purchases and more|Sarah Perez|September 11, 2020|TechCrunch
House rules require an absolute majority of members voting to choose a speaker.
Limbaugh makes comments like this because his right-wing fans require a non–stop diet of race-baiting red meat.
That makes New York the ninth state to require such coverage.The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake.|James Joiner|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chickens require significantly less land, water, and energy than all other meat options except farmed salmon.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bohac said the bill does not require anyone to say “Merry Christmas” if they are not up for it.
The events which succeeded this fortunate capture are too well known to require more than a very brief recapitulation.
While the test is somewhat tedious, all the manipulations are simple and require no apparatus but flasks, test-tubes, and funnels.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
We followed the upland past the end of the Stone till we found a slope that didn't require wings for descent.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Are you quite sure,” asked the missionary pointedly, “that you are supplied with everything else that you require?Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
The terms law and equity are frequently used in the law books and require explanation.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles