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need

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1 a state of being without something necessary, desirable, or useful
  • When it came time to wrap the presents, he found he was in need of adhesive tape.
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2 something necessary, indispensable, or unavoidable
  • Ned got a job that barely provided for his basic needs.
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4 the state of lacking sufficient money or material possessions
  • donating money to help those in need
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need

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1 to have as a requirement
  • a national crisis that needs a strong leader to solve it
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call for

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2 to be under necessity or obligation to
  • You need not stand when she enters the room.
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