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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

To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. - Mark Twain
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
Mark Twain

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

For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: 'If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?' And whenever the answer has been 'No' for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
Steve Jobs

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Dalai Lama
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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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