require (someone or something) to (do something)

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require (someone or something) to (do something)

To demand or stipulate as obligatory that someone or something to something. The law requires you to disclose any and all assets held in foreign banks. We require all our guests to sign a waiver before going on the ride.
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The operation, to be successful, required to be conducted with great rapidity.
This idea admits not of precise demonstration, because there is no rule by which we can measure the momentum of civil power necessary to the government of any given number of individuals; but when we consider that the island of Britain, nearly commensurate with each of the supposed confederacies, contains about eight millions of people, and when we reflect upon the degree of authority required to direct the passions of so large a society to the public good, we shall see no reason to doubt that the like portion of power would be sufficient to perform the same task in a society far more numerous.
Two or three cocktails were required to produce the original effect of one.
The more I drank the more I was required to drink to get an equivalent effect.
In all bargains, whether to fight or to marry, or concerning any other such business, little previous ceremony is required to bring the matter to an issue when both parties are really in earnest.
An expensive wet collection system would be required to control the HAPs, and the discharge water would have to be controlled through pretreatment.
Employees also can be required to complete courses that develop new skills or specializations related to their positions.
The main factors HCFA considered in determining how a laboratory test would be classified are the degree of risk of harm to the patient if the test is performed incorrectly, the complexity of the method required to perform and/or interpret the test, and the likelihood of erroneous results.
The DOR issued (67) a new form (Form ALT, Application for Alternative Methods of Allocation), required to petition to use an alternate income allocation method.
Whether procuring software by itself or as part of a system, you should determine the need for maintenance of the software, determine who might maintain it (the software developer, government personnel, or a third party), and make sure you get whatever is required to perform that maintenance, which includes not only error corrections but also enhancements and adaptation to different hardware.
For all annual financial reports produced after June 15, 2004, management is required to include an assessment of internal controls and procedures for producing financial reporting information.
* Reduce the time required to examine tax returns and be in a position to examine the most recent tax returns filed.
The owner is required to correct a lead based paint hazard which is defined as "any condition in a dwelling or dwelling unit that causes exposure to lead from lead-contaminated dust, from lead paint that is peeling, or from lead based paint that is present on chewable surfaces, deteriorated sub-surfaces, friction surfaces, or impact surfaces that would result in adverse human health effects."
Reflect upon the level of sophisticated technology in some of today's newer computing solutions and it's easy to understand the amount of thought, design, engineering and human effort required to make something truly ready for broad-based markets.