necessarily


nec·es·sar·i·ly

adverb \ˌne-sə-ˈser-ə-lē\

—used to say that something is necessary and cannot be changed or avoided

Full Definition of NECESSARILY

1
:  of necessity :  unavoidably
2
:  as a logical result or consequence

Examples of NECESSARILY

  1. <the argument that the existence of the universe necessarily implies the existence of an all-powerful being responsible for creating it>

First Known Use of NECESSARILY

14th century

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