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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A condition or situation in which something is required or wanted: crops in need of water; a need for affection.
  • n. Something required or wanted; a requisite: "Those of us who led the charge for these women's issues ... shared a common vision in the needs of women” ( Olympia Snowe).
  • n. Necessity; obligation: There is no need for you to go.
  • n. A condition of poverty or misfortune: The family is in dire need.
  • auxiliary-verb. To be under the necessity of or the obligation to: They need not come.
  • v. To have need of; require: The family needs money. See Synonyms at lack.
  • verb-intransitive. To be in need or want.
  • verb-intransitive. To be necessary.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To be necessary (to someone).
  • v. To have an absolute requirement for.
  • v. To want strongly; to feel that one must have something.
  • v. To be obliged or required (to do something).
  • n. A requirement for something.
  • n. Something required.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A state that requires supply or relief; pressing occasion for something; necessity; urgent want.
  • n. Want of the means of subsistence; poverty; indigence; destitution.
  • n. That which is needful; anything necessary to be done; (pl.) necessary things; business.
  • n. Situation of need; peril; danger.
  • v. To be in want of; to have cause or occasion for; to lack; to require, as supply or relief.
  • verb-intransitive. To be wanted; to be necessary.
  • ad. Of necessity. See needs.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The lack of something that is necessary or important; urgent want; necessity.
  • n. Specifically, want of the means of subsistence; destitution; poverty; indigence; distress; privation.
  • n. Time of want; exigency; emergency: as, “a friend in need is a friend indeed.”
  • n. That which is needful; something necessary to be done.
  • n. A perilous extremity.
  • n. Synonyms Necessity, Need (see necessity and exigency) emergency, strait, extremity, distress.
  • n. Want, Indigence, etc. See poverty.
  • To have necessity or need for; want; lack; require.
  • Synonyms Ward, etc. See lack.
  • To be wanted; be necessary: used impersonally.
  • Needs; necessarily.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a condition requiring relief
  • n. anything that is necessary but lacking
  • n. a state of extreme poverty or destitution
  • v. have need of
  • v. require as useful, just, or proper
  • v. have or feel a need for
  • n. the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
  • Verb Form
    needed    needing    needs   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    poverty    necessity    at need   
    draw    cry out for    govern    cry for    take    exact    claim    compel    cost   
    Words with the same meaning
    extremity    indigence    poverty    destitution    emergency    necessity    strait    exigency    penury    want   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Aristide    Bede    Ede    Gilead    Mead    Meade    Read    Reed    Reid    Sinead   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    desire    necessity    plan    condition    requirement    mean    reason    bear    trial    had