demand (something) from (one)

(redirected from demand from one)

demand (something) from (one)

To insist that someone do, provide, or relinquish something. I demand full attention from my students, so if you plan to nap or socialize in here, then you might as well drop this class right now.
See also: demand

demand something from someone or something

 and demand something of someone or something
to command that something be received from someone or a group or something; to demand that someone or a group or something do something. The muggers demanded money from everyone. The petitioners demanded a response from the board of directors. She demanded too much of her automobile.
See also: demand
References in periodicals archive ?
The TeraScale E-Series combines the density and security VECTANT needs to accommodate increasing demand from one of the world's largest broadband markets and ensure the reliable and predictable delivery of advanced services.
We expect the Riversand PCM solution to syndicate product and pricing information on demand from one central system.
In other news, the Company's Weekend Warrior lawn and garden custom-fitting attachments are starting to see increasing demand from one of the fasting growing areas in the hunting industry, the food plot business.
They have the ability to place a `pull order' for upside demand or to redirect product demand from one manufacturing location to another if they should need to change manufacturing plant locations," said Steve Dixon, Fairchild's vice president of Supply Chain Management.