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Overview of verb need

The verb need has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (110) 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. (98) want, need, require

(have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner")

3. (1) need

(have or feel a need for; "always needing friends and money")

Overview of adj needed

The adj needed has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (21) needed, needful, required, requisite

(necessary for relief or supply; "provided them with all things needful") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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