1. required

adjective. ['riːˈkwaɪɝd, riːˈkwaɪrd'] necessary for relief or supply.


  • needed
  • essential
  • have need of
  • indespensable
  • vital
  • needful
  • necessary
  • requisite


  • supererogatory
  • unessential
  • redundant
  • spare

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Words that Rhyme with Required

  • reacquired
  • expired
  • retired
  • aspired
  • attired
  • wired
  • mired

Example sentences of the word required

1. Verb, past participle
It covers what is required, how it is done, who does what and when things will happen.

2. Adjective
File articles of incorporation with the secretary of state along with the required filing fee.

Quotes containing the word required

1. I have had all of the disadvantages required for success.
- Larry Ellison

2. No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
- Charles Kendall Adams

3. Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
- Denis Waitley

2. required

adjective. ['riːˈkwaɪɝd, riːˈkwaɪrd'] required by rule.


  • mandatory
  • compulsory


  • dispensable
  • inessential
  • evitable