• Definition for "need"
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need definition

  • noun:
    • a disorder or situation where anything is necessary or desired: plants needing liquid; a necessity for affection.
    • One Thing needed or desired; a requisite: "Those of us who led the charge for these women's dilemmas ... shared a typical sight in the requirements of women” ( Olympia Snowe).
    • need; obligation: you don't have to help you get.
    • an ailment of impoverishment or misfortune: the household is in dire need.
    • A requirement for something.
    • anything required.
    • A state that will require supply or relief; pressing event for one thing; requisite; urgent need.
    • Want of the ways subsistence; poverty; indigence; destitution.
    • whatever is needful; everything necessary to be performed; (pl.) required things; business.
    • circumstances of need; danger; danger.
    • the possible lack of something which is essential or essential; urgent desire; requirement.
    • particularly, want for the way of subsistence; destitution; poverty; indigence; distress; privation.
    • Time of need; exigency; disaster: as, “a friend in need is a pal without a doubt.”
    • whatever is needful; anything essential to be performed.
    • A perilous extremity.
    • Synonyms need, want (see prerequisite and exigency) crisis, strait, extremity, stress.
    • wish, Indigence, etc. See poverty.
    • an ailment requiring relief
    • anything that is essential but lacking
    • a situation of severe impoverishment or destitution
    • the psychological function that arouses an organism to action toward a desired objective; the reason behind the action; what provides purpose and way to behavior
  • auxiliary-verb:
    • become beneath the need of or the obligation to: they want maybe not come.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to own need of; need: your family requires cash. See Synonyms at lack.
    • to stay choose of; to have cause or celebration for; to absence; to require, as offer or relief.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To be in need or desire.
    • to-be required.
    • is desired; becoming essential.
  • verb:
    • becoming necessary (to someone).
    • to own a complete dependence on.
    • To wish strongly; to think you have to have something.
    • To be obliged or required (to accomplish one thing).
    • have need of
    • require as useful, only, or proper
    • have or feel a necessity for
  • adverb:
    • fundamentally. See needs.
  • others:
    • having need or requirement for; desire; absence; require.
    • Synonyms Ward, etc. See shortage.
    • becoming desired; be required: utilized impersonally.
    • requirements; necessarily.
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