as necessary

idiom

: as needed
Take as much time as necessary.

Examples of as necessary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike past technologies, where companies would initially throw people at the new technology to understand and integrate it into their operations, Generative AI begins with the technology itself, adding human input only as necessary. Stephen Miles, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024 The administration considers the safety tests as necessary to unlock the benefits of the rapidly moving technology, creating a level of trust that will allow for wider adoption of AI. Josh Boak, Quartz, 7 Feb. 2024 Even with durable fluorocarbon, check for toothy abrasions and change out leaders as necessary to avoid losing the big one. Anthony Maluso, Baltimore Sun, 28 Jan. 2024 With more than $1 billion in budget surplus and after high inflation during the last couple years, lawmakers in both parties have framed tax cuts as necessary relief. Katie Bernard, Kansas City Star, 18 Jan. 2024 Voting continues with as many rounds as necessary until a nominee receives the most points and appears on the majority of ballots. Hilary Lewis, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Jan. 2024 Budget for savings and retirement as necessary expenses to help prevent you from putting off paying yourself. Jaime Catmull, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 Israel has restricted deliveries of fuel, alleging it will be stolen by Hamas to power its rockets, and has defended the inspection process as necessary to prevent the smuggling of illicit goods. Claire Parker, Washington Post, 17 Jan. 2024 Still, Richard Sanderson, who leads Spencer Stuart’s North America marketing, sales and communications officer practice stresses that marketing is as necessary as ever, arguably more so, as evidenced by the absorption of the job’s tasks into operational and growth-focused roles. Byphil Wahba, Fortune, 16 Jan. 2024 See More

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“As necessary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20necessary. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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