HyperDic: necessary

English > 3 senses of the word necessary:
ADJECTIVEallnecessaryabsolutely essential
allnecessaryunavoidably determined by prior circumstances
NOUNobjectnecessary, necessity, essential, requirement, requisiteanything indispensable / indispensable
necessary > pronunciation
Soundsneh'sahseh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > necessary: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningabsolutely essential.
Attribute ofnecessityThe condition of being essential or indispensable
Narroweressential, indispensableabsolutely necessary
incumbentNecessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility
needed, needful, required, requisitenecessary for relief or supply
obligatoryrequired by obligation or compulsion or convention
See alsoessentialBasic and fundamental
indispensablenot to be dispensed with
obligatorymorally or legally constraining or binding
Oppositeunnecessary, unneedednot necessary
Spanishnecesario
Catalannecessari
Nounsnecessityanything indispensable / indispensable
necessitythe condition of being essential or indispensable
Adverbsnecessarilyin an essential manner
English > necessary: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningunavoidably determined by prior circumstances.
Example"the necessary consequences of one's actions"
Broaderinevitableincapable of being avoided / avoided or prevented
Spanishnecesario
Catalannecessari
Adverbsnecessarilyin such a manner as could not be otherwise
English > necessary: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAnything indispensable / indispensable.
Synonymsnecessity, essential, requirement, requisite
NarrowerdesideratumSomething desired as a necessity
mustA necessary or essential thing
need, wantAnything that is necessary but lacking
BroaderthingA separate and self-contained entity
Oppositeinessential, nonessentialAnything that is not essential
Spanishcosa indispensable, menester, necesidad, requerimiento, requisito
Catalancosa indispensable, menester, requeriment, requisit

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