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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of need.
- adj. Necessary; being needed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. necessary. Opposite of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. necessary for relief or supply
Doubtless the country needed ornament, needed it very badly indeed, but it needed energy still more, and capital most of all, for its supply was ridiculously out of proportion to its wants.
Wisdom and power made him carry _just what was needed, in the face of adverse circumstances, and just at the time it was needed_.
Help was never more truly needed, for our poverty was never greater; nor did the help of the Lord ever come more manifestly from himself; for _the brother was gone on a good distance_, it was _between seven and eight o'clock in the morning_, and it was _so short a time before money would have been needed_.
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Two key aspects of the term needed to be better explained, he asserted.
But in tough times, the label needed to do more to survive.
Obviously, her title needed to be changed, so I let her sit at the computer and type her article in.
That meant the title needed to find a way to improve its performance or be killed off.
Regardless, I found his style delivered everything the title needed: His women are sexy, his ghouls are disgusting, and his settings ooze atmosphere.
Therefore, I would need to be shown otherwise before I agreed that the title needed to be changed.