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Demand vs. Claim — What's the Difference?

Demand vs. Claim — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Demand and Claim

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Demand

In economics, demand is the quantity of a good that consumers are willing and able to purchase at various prices during a given period of time. The relationship between price and quantity demanded is also called the demand curve.
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Claim

State or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof
‘I'm entitled to be conceited,’ he claimed
Not every employee is eligible to claim unfair dismissal
The Prime Minister claimed that he was concerned about Third World debt
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Demand

An insistent and peremptory request, made as of right
A series of demands for far-reaching reforms
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Claim

Formally request or demand; say that one owns or has earned (something)
If no one claims the items, they will become Crown property
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Demand

Ask authoritatively or brusquely
‘Where is she?’ he demanded
The police demanded that he give them the names
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Claim

Cause the loss of (someone's life)
The attacks claimed the lives of five people
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Demand

To ask for urgently or peremptorily
Demand an investigation into the murder.
Demanding that he leave immediately.
Demanded to speak to the manager.
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Claim

An assertion that something is true
He was dogged by the claim that he had CIA links
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Demand

To claim as just or due
Demand repayment of a loan.
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Claim

A demand or request for something considered one's due
The court had denied their claims to asylum
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Demand

To ask to be informed of
Demanded an explanation for the interruption.
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Claim

To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due
Claim a reward.
Claim one's luggage at the airport carousel.
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Demand

To require as useful, just, proper, or necessary; call for
A gem that demands a fine setting.
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Claim

To take in a violent manner as if by right
A hurricane that claimed two lives.
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Demand

To lay legal claim to; claim formally.
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Claim

To state to be true, especially when open to question; assert or maintain
Claimed he had won the race.
A candidate claiming many supporters.
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Demand

To ask that (something) be done in accordance with a legal requirement.
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Claim

To deserve or call for; require
Problems that claim her attention.
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Demand

To make a demand.
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Claim

A demand for something as rightful or due.
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Demand

An act of demanding; an urgent request.
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Claim

A basis for demanding something; a title or right.
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Demand

Something demanded
On strike until they get their demands.
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Claim

Something claimed in a formal or legal manner, especially a tract of public land staked out by a miner or homesteader.
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Demand

An urgent requirement or need
The heavy demands of her job.
The emotional demands of his marriage.
An increased oxygen demand.
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Claim

A demand for payment in accordance with an insurance policy or other formal arrangement.
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Demand

The state of being sought after
In great demand as a speaker.
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Claim

The sum of money demanded.
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Demand

(Economics) The desire for goods or services in an economy, measured as the amount people are ready to buy at a given price
Supply should rise to meet demand.
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Claim

A statement of something as a fact; an assertion of truth
Makes no claim to be a cure.
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Demand

A formal claim.
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Claim

A demand of ownership made for something.
A claim of ownership
A claim of victory
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Demand

A request that some act be done or payment made in accordance with a legal requirement.
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Claim

The thing claimed.
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Demand

(Archaic) An emphatic question or inquiry.
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Claim

The right or ground of demanding.
You don't have any claim on my time, since I'm no longer your employee.
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Demand

The desire to purchase goods and services.
Prices usually go up when demand exceeds supply.
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Claim

A new statement of something one believes to be the truth, usually when the statement has yet to be verified or without valid evidence provided.
The company's share price dropped amid claims of accounting fraud.
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Demand

(economics) The amount of a good or service that consumers are willing to buy at a particular price.
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Claim

A demand of ownership for previously unowned land.
Miners had to stake their claims during the gold rush.
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Demand

A forceful claim for something.
Modern society is responding to women's demands for equality.
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Claim

(legal) A legal demand for compensation or damages.
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Demand

A requirement.
His job makes many demands on his time.
There is a demand for voluntary health workers in the poorer parts of Africa and Asia.
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Claim

To demand ownership of.
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Demand

An urgent request.
She couldn't ignore the newborn baby's demands for attention.
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Claim

To state a new fact, typically without providing evidence to prove it is true.
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Demand

An order.
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Claim

To demand ownership or right to use for land.
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Demand

(electricity supply) More precisely peak demand or peak load, a measure of the maximum power load of a utility's customer over a short period of time; the power load integrated over a specified time interval.
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Claim

(legal) To demand compensation or damages through the courts.
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Demand

To request forcefully.
I demand to see the manager.
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Claim

(intransitive) To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim.
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Demand

To claim a right to something.
The bank is demanding the mortgage payment.
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Claim

To cause the loss of, usually by violent means.
The attacks claimed the lives of five people.
A fire claimed two homes.
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Demand

To ask forcefully for information.
I demand an immediate explanation.
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Claim

(obsolete) To proclaim.
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Demand

To require of someone.
This job demands a lot of patience.
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Claim

(archaic) To call or name.
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Demand

(legal) To issue a summons to court.
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Claim

To ask for, or seek to obtain, by virtue of authority, right, or supposed right; to challenge as a right; to demand as due.
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Demand

To ask or call for with authority; to claim or seek from, as by authority or right; to claim, as something due; to call for urgently or peremptorily; as, to demand a debt; to demand obedience.
This, in our foresaid holy father's name,Pope Innocent, I do demand of thee.
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Claim

To proclaim.
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Demand

To inquire authoritatively or earnestly; to ask, esp. in a peremptory manner; to question.
I did demand what news from Shrewsbury.
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Claim

To call or name.
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Demand

To require as necessary or useful; to be in urgent need of; hence, to call for; as, the case demands care.
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Claim

To assert; to maintain.
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Demand

To call into court; to summon.
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Claim

To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim.
We must know how the first ruler, from whom any one claims, came by his authority.
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Demand

To make a demand; to inquire.
The soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do?
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Claim

A demand of a right or supposed right; a calling on another for something due or supposed to be due; an assertion of a right or fact.
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Demand

The act of demanding; an asking with authority; a peremptory urging of a claim; a claiming or challenging as due; requisition; as, the demand of a creditor; a note payable on demand.
The demand [is] by the word of the holy ones.
He that has confidence to turn his wishes into demands will be but a little way from thinking he ought to obtain them.
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Claim

A right to claim or demand something; a title to any debt, privilege, or other thing in possession of another; also, a title to anything which another should give or concede to, or confer on, the claimant.
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Demand

Earnest inquiry; question; query.
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Claim

The thing claimed or demanded; that (as land) to which any one intends to establish a right; ; as, a settler's claim; a miner's claim.
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Demand

A diligent seeking or search; manifested want; desire to possess; request; as, a demand for certain goods; a person's company is in great demand.
In 1678 came forth a second edition [Pilgrim's Progress] with additions; and then the demand became immense.
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Claim

A loud call.
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Demand

That which one demands or has a right to demand; thing claimed as due; claim; as, demands on an estate.
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Claim

An assertion of a right (as to money or property);
His claim asked for damages
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Demand

The asking or seeking for what is due or claimed as due.
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Claim

An assertion that something is true or factual;
His claim that he was innocent
Evidence contradicted the government's claims
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Demand

The ability and desire to purchase goods and services;
The automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips
The demand exceeded the supply
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Claim

Demand for something as rightful or due;
They struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day
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Demand

An urgent or peremptory request;
His demands for attention were unceasing
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Claim

An informal right to something;
His claim on her attentions
His title to fame
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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
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Claim

An established or recognized right;
A strong legal claim to the property
He had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate
He staked his claim
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Demand

The act of demanding;
The kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money
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Claim

A demand especially in the phrase
The call of duty
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Demand

Required activity;
The requirements of his work affected his health
There were many demands on his time
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Claim

Assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing;
He claimed that he killed the burglar
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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
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Claim

Demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to;
He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter
Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident
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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 postulates a patient's consent
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Claim

Ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example;
They claimed on the maximum allowable amount
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Demand

Claim as due or just;
The bank demanded payment of the loan
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Claim

Lay claim to; as of an idea;
She took credit for the whole idea
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Demand

Lay legal claim to
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Claim

Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs;
The accident claimed three lives
The hard work took its toll on her
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Demand

Summon to court
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Demand

Ask to be informed of;
I demand an explanation
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