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need
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 7
Part of Speech: noun
1. A state that requires supply or relief; pressing occasion for something; necessity; urgent want.
2. Want of the means of subsistence; poverty; indigence; destitution.
4. Situation of need; peril; danger.
Part of Speech: verb
Examples of usage:
  • People who need it do not get it. - "In Times Like These", Nellie L. McClung.
  • You don't need it now.... - "Kincaid's Battery", George W. Cable.
  • We shall not need it. - "The Light That Lures", Percy Brebner.
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