in times of need

Definition of in times of need

  1. :  when help is needed :  in times when one does not have the things one needs We can always count on them to help us in times of need.

Word by Word Definitions

timesplay
  1. :  multiplied by

needplay
  1. :  necessary duty :  obligation

    :  a lack of something requisite, desirable, or useful

    :  a physiological or psychological requirement for the well-being of an organism

  1. :  to be needful or necessary

    :  to be in want

    :  to be in need of :  require


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