need

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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; …

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

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

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  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 Need — est un film de Ryan Murphy actuellement en préparation, dont la sortie est prévue pour 2011. Sommaire 1 Fiche technique 2 Distribution 3 Business 4 Liens extern …

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  • 13 Need — Need, v. i. To be wanted; to be necessary. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] When we have done it, we have done all that is in our power, and all that needs. Locke. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Need — Need, adv. Of necessity. See {Needs}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 need — I (deprivation) noun absence, dearth, deficiency, deficit, demand, exigency, extremity, inadequacy, incompleteness, indigence, insufficiency, lack, necessitousness, necessitude, necessity, paucity, penury, privation, scantiness, scarcity,… …

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  • 16 need — UK US /niːd/ noun [C, usually plural] ► something that you must have in order to live a satisfactory life or to achieve a particular thing: business/consumer/customer needs »One of the company s strengths is its ability to develop truly… …

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  • 17 Need — 〈[ni:d] n.; Gen.: s; Pl.: unz.; Psych.〉 Menge aller subjektiven, an der Umwelt orientierten Bedürfnisse u. Verlangen [Etym.: <engl. need »Bedürfnis«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 18 Need — [ni:d] das; [s] <aus engl. need »Bedürfnis«> Gesamtheit der auf die Umwelt bezogenen inneren Spannungslagen von Bedürfnissen, Antrieben, subjektiven Wünschen u. Haltungen (Psychol.) …

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  • 19 need — ► VERB 1) require (something) because it is essential or very important. 2) expressing necessity or obligation: need I say more? ► NOUN 1) circumstances in which a thing or course of action is required. 2) a thing that is wanted or required. 3) a …

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  • 20 need|n't — «NEE duhnt», need not …

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