should the need arise

Definition of should the need arise

  1. :  if it becomes necessary to do so Should the need arise, he can defend himself

Word by Word Definitions

shouldplay
  1. : past tense ofshall

    : used in auxiliary function to express condition

    : used in auxiliary function to express obligation, propriety, or expediency

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

ariseplay
  1. :  to begin to occur or to exist :  to come into being or to attention

    :  to originate from a source

    :  to get up or stand up :  rise


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