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adverb \ˈnēdz\

Definition of needs

  1. :  of necessity :  necessarily <must needs be recognized>



Examples of needs

  1. <the dangers of global warming must needs be recognized—and recognized soon—by the industrialized nations of the world>



Origin of needs

Middle English nedes, from Old English nēdes, from genitive of nēd need


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with needs




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