necessities
index necessary, sustenance

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


necessities
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • Necessities — Necessity Ne*ces si*ty, n.; pl. {Necessities}. [OE. necessite, F. n[ e]cessit[ e], L. necessitas, fr. necesse. See {Necessary}.] 1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • necessities — necessaries, necessities Both words are well attested in the meaning ‘the basic physical requirements of life, including food, warmth, and shelter’: • I gathered up what few necessaries I could quickly lay my hands on tobacco and papers, coffee,… …   Modern English usage

  • necessities — See necessities, necessaries …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • necessities — necessity …   Philosophy dictionary

  • necessities — ne ces·si·ty || nɪ sesÉ™tɪ n. essential; indispensability; obligation; need, requirement; poverty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • necessities — See necessaries …   Black's law dictionary

  • necessities — See necessaries …   Black's law dictionary

  • necessities — See necessaries; necessity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • necessities — [plural noun] essentials, exigencies, fundamentals, needs, requirements …   Useful english dictionary

  • necessities of life — index maintenance (support of spouse) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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