HyperDic: necessity

English > 2 senses of the word necessity:
NOUNstatenecessitythe condition of being essential or indispensable
objectnecessity, essential, requirement, requisite, necessaryanything indispensable / indispensable
necessity > pronunciation
Soundsnahseh'sahtiy; nahseh'sihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > necessity: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe condition of being essential or indispensable.
Attributesnecessaryabsolutely essential
unnecessary, unneedednot necessary
NarrowerrequisitenessThe state of being absolutely required
urgencyThe state of being urgent
Broaderneed, demandA condition requiring relief
Adjectivesnecessaryabsolutely essential
Verbsnecessitaterequire as useful, just, or proper
English > necessity: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningAnything indispensable / indispensable.
Synonymsessential, requirement, requisite, necessary
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
Adjectivesnecessaryabsolutely essential
necessitouspoor enough to need help from others
Verbsnecessitaterequire as useful, just, or proper

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