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Definition of 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.
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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