求 means 'request'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 526   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-13    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 50 words   Used in 155 words   Used in 82 names   Component in 16 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   もとめる to request, want, demand
Kun    もとむ to request, want, demand
⿱  ⿻   one   dot   water  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 求 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 求 is used 149 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
キュウ : 121 words FIND ALL
demand; firm request; requisition; requirement; desire
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グ : 6 words FIND ALL
seeking for truth
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キュウ (read as ぎゅう) : 2 words FIND ALL
type of soft Japanese confectionery made with rice flour (somewhat similar to Turkish delight)  (see also: 求肥飴; orig. written as 牛皮)
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もとめる : 20 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to want; to wish for
2. to request; to demand
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An additional 6 less common words include 求 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 478 (originally: 455)  Joy o' Kanji : 455  Key to Kanji: 190 

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キュウ   もとめる to request, want, demand   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
スイ   みず water   
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