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Definition of Necessary

Necessary

  1. Such as must be; impossible to be otherwise; not to be avoided; inevitable.
  2. Impossible to be otherwise, or to be dispensed with, without preventing the attainment of a desired result; indispensable; requiste; essential.
  3. Acting from necessity or compulsion; involuntary; -- opposed to free; as, whether man is a necessary or a free agent is a question much discussed.
  4. A thing that is necessary or indispensable to some purpose; something that one can not do without; a requisite; an essential; -- used chiefly in the plural; as, the necessaries of life.
  5. A privy; a water-closet.
  6. Such things, in respect to infants, lunatics, and married women, as are requisite for support suitable to station.

Necessary Quotations

A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
Bill Cosby

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke

A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities.
Thomas Jefferson

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
Dr. Seuss

It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Necessary Translations

necessary in Afrikaans is nodig
necessary in Dutch is nodig, benodigd
necessary in Italian is necessario, necessario, occorrente
necessary in Latin is necessarius, necessarius, necesse
necessary in Spanish is necesario, necesitario

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