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Synonyms for need

Synonyms for need

a condition in which something necessary or desirable is required or wanted

something asked for or needed

an act or course of action that is demanded of one, as by position, custom, law, or religion

to be required or compelled to do


to be without what is needed, required, or essential

Synonyms for need

a condition requiring relief

anything that is necessary but lacking

the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal

a state of extreme poverty or destitution

have need of


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Hospitals also need doctors to assume responsibility for patients without a private physician, and to help with assessment of utilization and outcomes.
The S & T community is probably best equipped to know the latest technologies out there and how they could best address a user need.
In all of these concerns, Carney and Savitz (1980, as cited in Gallagher, Golin & Kelleher, 1992) report that managing finances and career planning were the pragmatic areas students perceived to be in their greatest need for assistance.
We're spending less time, attention and money on structures and more on medical outcomes that show we're providing veterans with the care they need.
Although this teacher/researcher believes that the instruction provided in a pull-out program can be more directed towards the students' needs, it has become more and more apparent the importance of collaboration with the students' general education teachers and the need to observe in the student's classrooms.
It's not uncommon for an SMB to go for months without a successful backup, and they don't realize it until they need to get that data back--and they can't.
These studies show that the population with intellectual and developmental disabilities has significantly higher rates of poor oral hygiene and periodontal treatment needs than the general population.
Accordingly, countries are increasingly recognizing the need to expand access to career guidance services so that these services are available not just to selected groups, like school leavers and the unemployed, but to everyone throughout his or her life.
Employers have to balance the need for catastrophic protection with their budget constraints.
Given that few elementary schools consistently provide comprehensive developmental career guidance programs as outlined by organizations such as the American School Counselor Association (ASCA, 2003; Campbell & Dahir, 1997), the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (NOICC, 1989), the National Career Development Association (Kobylarz & Hayslip, 1996), and state education departments, this intervention-based research initiative responds to a critical need in elementary education.
We've seen in the height of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the operations we've seen around the world over the last ten years, we've seen the need for us to be able to get anywhere we need to go, to get there quickly and to be able to persist there is a growing reality of our U.
Supports and Services for Adults and Children Aged 5-14 with Disabilities in Canada: An analysis of data on needs and gaps was commissioned by the Federal--Provincial--Territorial Ministers Responsible for Social Services in 2003 in order to "better understand the levels of need, both met and unmet, for disability supports," in Canada.
A special needs trust can provide for a disabled beneficiary's special needs, without tainting his or her ability to receive government benefits, such as Medicaid and SSI.
Segmenting by in-state and out-of-state, freshmen and transfers, the type of trends which need to be followed would include:
Given the increasing need of camps to interact more effectively and consistently with insurance companies--especially if one is interested in impacting the camp's loss ratio--this makes good sense.