need


need
I (deprivation) noun absence, dearth, deficiency, deficit, demand, exigency, extremity, inadequacy, incompleteness, indigence, insufficiency, lack, necessitousness, necessitude, necessity, paucity, penury, privation, scantiness, scarcity, shortage, shortness of supply, thirst, vacuum, want, wantage II (requirement) noun compulsion, compulsory detail, crucial part, demand, desideration, desideratum, essential element, essentiality, essentialness, fundamental, highly important detail, indispensability, indispensable provision, integral part, irreplaceability, irreplaceable feature, mandatory factor, necessary, necessary attribute, necessary component, necessity, obligation, precondition, preliminary condition, prequisiteness, prerequirement, proviso, required item, requisite, requisiteness, strategic item, urgency, urgent requirement, vital part, vitalness III verb claim, clamor for, crave, cry for, demand, desire, exact, feel the necessity for, feel the want of, find indispensable, find necessary, have an urge for, have need for, have occasion for, have use of, hunger for, long for, lust for, miss, require, thirst for, want, yearn for IV index absence (omission), compulsion (obsession), contribution (indemnification), dearth, deficiency, desideratum, emergency, entail, exigency, foible, force (compulsion), indigence, insufficiency, lack, market (demand), necessary, necessity, paucity, poverty, prerequisite, pressure, privation, requirement, requisition, stress (strain)

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  • need — verb. 1. Like dare, need can behave in two ways: as an ordinary verb and as a modal auxiliary verb sharing some of the characteristics of the main modals including can, may, might, should, etc. As an ordinary verb, need is regular and can be… …   Modern English usage

  • need — [nēd] n. [ME nede < OE nied, akin to Ger not, Goth nauths < IE * neuti < base * neu , to collapse with weariness > Welsh newyn, starvation] 1. necessity or obligation created by some situation [no need to worry] 2. a lack of something …   English World dictionary

  • need — n Need, necessity, exigency may all denote either a state or condition requiring something as essential or indispensable or the thing required. Need implies pressure and urgency arising either from external or internal causes or forces; it may… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Need — (n[=e]d), n. [OE. need, neod, nede, AS. ne[ a]d, n[=y]d; akin to D. nood, G. not, noth, Icel. nau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. n[ o]d, Goth. nau[thorn]s.] 1. A state that requires supply or relief; pressing occasion for something; necessity; urgent want.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • need — need·ces·si·ty; need·ful·ly; need·ful·ness; need·i·ness; need·less; need·ment; need; need·ful; need·less·ly; need·less·ness; …   English syllables

  • Need To — Single by Korn from the album Korn Released April 8 …   Wikipedia

  • Need To — «Need To» Сингл Korn из альбома Korn Выпущен 1995 Формат CD Записан …   Википедия

  • Need — 〈[ni:d] n. 15; unz.; Psych.〉 Menge aller subjektiven, an der Umwelt orientierten Bedürfnisse [<engl. need „Bedürfnis“] * * * Need [ni:d], das; [s] [engl. need = Bedürfnis] (Psychol.): Gesamtheit der Antriebe, Bedürfnisse, Wünsche u. Haltungen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Need — (n[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Needed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Needing}.] [See {Need}, n. Cf. AS. n[=y]dan to force, Goth. nau[thorn]jan.] To be in want of; to have cause or occasion for; to lack; to require, as supply or relief. [1913 Webster] Other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • need — [n1] want, requirement charge, commitment, committal, compulsion, demand, desideratum, devoir, duty, essential, exigency, extremity, longing, must, obligation, occasion, ought, requisite, right, the urge, urgency, use, weakness, wish; concepts 20 …   New thesaurus

  • need|y — «NEE dee», adjective, need|i|er, need|i|est. not having enough to live on; characterized by poverty or need; very poor: »a needy family, to be in needy circumstances. SYNONYM(S): indigent, destitute, penniless …   Useful english dictionary


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