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Overview of verb necessitate

The verb necessitate has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (12) necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand

(require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent")

2. (4) necessitate

(cause to be a concomitant)

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