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Synonyms for necessary

Synonyms for necessary

incapable of being dispensed with

imposed on one by authority, command, or convention

Synonyms for necessary

absolutely essential

unavoidably determined by prior circumstances

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As used by the Navy, the process results in a list of the KSAs associated with each enlisted job, allowing us to determine what our sailors are capable of doing and what training is necessary for them to work on the various platforms or in various jobs.
Most necessary reform: I'm less interested in the label put on a reform and more interested in getting the framework for evaluation right.
Bank and its parent have committed to make available to the Board such information on the operations of Bank and any of its affiliates as the Board deems necessary to determine and enforce compliance with the IBA, the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended, and other applicable federal law.
When more extensive investigation is necessary, we often schedule our patients to undergo bronchoscopy in the operating room or we refer them to a pulmonologist for bronchoscopy under sedation.
Agencies also must ensure that they possess the necessary personnel to manage the accreditation process.
The laboratory using a method is responsible for ensuring that it is adequately validated, and if necessary, for carrying out further work to supplement existing data.
While fluency in the use of "computers, software applications, databases and other technologies" are crucial and necessary to achieve information literacy, information literacy "is a distinct and broader area of competence.
With this as backdrop, many companies are finding it necessary to radically change direction and strategy to improve profitability--often resorting to layoffs alone, when much more is needed.
The vote, touted as the "first pro-life vote in the Canadian Parliament in 12 years", asks the government to determine whether abortions are medically necessary and to determine the health risks from the procedure.
A successful defense of this travel deduction requires evidence the expense is ordinary, necessary, reasonable and not lavish.
In coldbox tooling design, it is necessary to create an atmosphere that allows the liquid amine to be converted to a vapor state for efficient curing of the core sand mass.
The reasons why the involuntary discharge of a resident might be considered necessary are numerous.
There is minimal knowledge or technical expertise necessary for running this program.