Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of require.

Etymologies

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require + -eth

Examples

  • What if their wives are fond, after the decease of their husbands, to bestow themselves not so advisedly as their calling requireth; do not duchesses, countesses, and knights 'wives offend in the like fully so often as they?

    For Whom Shakespeare Wrote

  • “Mistress Lilias,” said the sage steward, “I do opine that our mistress requireth not this pity at your hands, being in all respects competent to take care of her own body, soul, and estate into the bargain.”

    The Abbot

  • Accordingly, every little while, he would hie to him and terrify him, saying, “The lion hath need of this and requireth that, and his intent is to do thus and thus,” and take his sufficiency of the sheep; and he stinted not to do thus with him, till he had wasted the most part of his flock.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Whoso entereth the Baths and washeth shall give that which he can afford and which his generosity requireth him to give.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But, as soon as the darkness was darkest Zayn al-Mawasif arose and said to her handmaids, “Come, let us away, for we cannot avail against forty men, monks, each of whom requireth me for himself.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then he went back to Obayd and said to him, O master, verily, the commerce of women requireth patience and magnanimity and whoso loveth them hath need of fortitude, for that they order themselves viper wise towards men and evilly entreat them, by reason of their superiority over them in beauty and loveliness: wherefore they magnify themselves and belittle men.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So they enquired of the traders, who replied, “Our lord the Caliph will not find a jewel such as he requireth save with a man of Bassorah, by name Abú Mohammed hight Lazybones.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Answer the summons of the King who requireth thee.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • ‘Take this and provide therewith what the case requireth.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now government requireth perfect administration with just and true judgment; for government is the pivot of the edifice of the world, which world is the road to futurity; since

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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