require (something) from (someone or something)

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require (something) from (someone or something)

1. To demand or stipulate as obligatory that someone or something provide, submit, or turn over something. The law requires a signed disclosure from each member of the board of directors. The bank requires collateral from all business taking out loans.
2. To have a necessity or requisite provided by someone or something. There are many people in the region who require the help of the government. I require more from life than just a roof over my head and three meals a day.
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require something from someone

to demand something from someone. The telephone company required a deposit from John and Martha before they would install a telephone. They required some help from us.
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