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Definition of Need

Need

  1. A state that requires supply or relief; pressing occasion for something; necessity; urgent want.
  2. Want of the means of subsistence; poverty; indigence; destitution.
  3. That which is needful; anything necessary to be done; (pl.) necessary things; business.
  4. Situation of need; peril; danger.
  5. To be in want of; to have cause or occasion for; to lack; to require, as supply or relief.
  6. To be wanted; to be necessary.
  7. Of necessity. See Needs.

Need Quotations

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' - Erich Fromm
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'
Erich Fromm

We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice. - Albert Pike
We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice.
Albert Pike

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Saul Bellow

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Mother Teresa

The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.
Douglas Coupland
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Need Translations

need in Dutch is nodig hebben, hoeven, behoeven, moeten
need in Finnish is tarvita
need in Italian is aver bisogno, usare, richiesta, bisogno, richiesta
need in Latin is difficultas, desiderium, indigeo
need in Portuguese is necessidade
need in Spanish is necesitar, menester, necesidad
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