Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The repetition of a demand; also, a demand for the return of anything.
  • To demand the return of; also, to demand a second time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To demand back; to demand again.
  • noun A demanding back; a second or renewed demand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive to demand again.

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Examples

  • Chatelart, who was prepossessed with an opinion that it belonged to the Duke of Nemours, and that the Duke was in love with the Queen-Dauphin, did not doubt but it was he who had sent to redemand it, and so answered with a malicious sort of joy, that he had put the letter into the Queen-Dauphin's hands.

    The Princess of Cleves

  • "I cannot comprehend," replied the Princess, "how it should be of any consequence to him, if this letter should be seen, nor what reason there is to redemand it in his name."

    The Princess of Cleves

  • When the unfortunate Queen would have sacrificed her jewels to liquidate the claims which pressed the most heavily upon her, she found the measure impossible, lest the King should redemand them as the property of the Crown; and she consequently soon saw herself reduced to the undignified expedient of subsisting upon the generosity of the powers from whom she had sought protection.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis

  • It was as though he saw the wraith of some fair, dead woman he had loved of old, risen anew to redemand from him his former allegiance.

    Ardath

  • They then proceeded to Tenedos, from whence Odysseus and Menelaus were dispatched as envoys to Troy, to redemand Helen and the stolen property.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 01

  • When the unfortunate Queen would have sacrificed her jewels to liquidate the claims which pressed the most heavily upon her, she found the measure impossible, lest the King should redemand them as the property of the Crown; and she consequently soon saw herself reduced to the undignified expedient of subsisting upon the generosity of the powers from whom she had sought protection.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis — Volume 3

  • Away I came, and in my vexation totally forgot to redemand my manuscript.

    The Adventures of Hugh Trevor

  • The Duke of Weymar pretended that John de Vert was his Prisoner, and that he only sent him into France to be kept there till he should redemand him.

    The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius

  • France to be kept there till he should redemand him.

    The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius Containing a Copious and Circumstantial History of the Several Important and Honourable Negotiations in Which He Was Employed; together with a Critical Account of His Works

  • Duke of Nemours, and that the Duke was in love with the Queen-Dauphin, did not doubt but it was he who had sent to redemand it, and so answered with a malicious sort of joy, that he had put the letter into the Queen-Dauphin's hands.

    The Princess of Cleves

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