What does the word demand mean?

Usage examples for demand

  1. Remember that you speak to your lord and king, who has a right to demand the truth." – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  2. In discourse, we come to mention my profit, and he offers me L500 clear, and I demand L600 for my certain profit. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. It was her demand for his help. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum