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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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But," with an evident wish to avoid a possibly painful topic, "one needn't be either, to take an interest in books of Science.
So that's settled, and you needn't jeer at adventure any more.
You needn't put on airs, Charlie, though you are a tall one, for Rose likes Archie better than you; she said she did because he treated her respectfully.
In Estonia one needn't go to the polls to vote, needn't run to a pharmacy to get drugs, needn't run to banks to make transactions, needn't go to the income tax offices to pay taxes or wait for months for tax returns," DISY's leader said.
But the former wrestler, 42, insists But the former wrestler, 42, insists that getting in shape needn't be that getting in shape needn't be restricted to boring hours in the gym.
Kitting the family out for summer holidays needn't cost you an arm and leg.
It looks like men who have been diagnosed with localized prostate cancer needn't worry that dairy foods may make their cancer spread, as some studies had suggested.
Foreign Minister: "We needn't spend so much time on the Palestinians.
He needn't worry about pounding rocks to get into Heaven.
He said: "Making your Christmas green needn't be a chore.
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Well you needn't any more, after you've paid a visit to xkcd.
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NEW United star Joey Barton is back in sky blue colours - but Toon fans needn't worry.
A COLLEGE student has been described as a great role model and an inspiration after proving that having a disability needn't stop you from reaching your goals.