Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present indicative of need
  • v. Second-person singular simple present subjunctive of need

Etymologies

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need +‎ -st

Examples

  • Also he needst to step down .. better yet disappear.

    Jenny Sanford on her husband: 'The ball is in his court'

  • I tried the Elegies one day, but he, because he heard me say: "What needst thou have more covering than a man?"

    Edgell Rickword, "Trench Poets"

  • My companions will tell thee what thou needst to know, when the time is fitting and proper. 4 He trotted to a corner of the clearing, peered back into the leaves and mud and darkness.

    Virginity

  • "Thou shalt not kill but needst not strive, officiously, to keep alive."

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • McJoke needst o go back to film school or get a job directing commercials

    Terminator Salvation - What Did You Think? | /Film

  • Rhine, with all their fame, though abundant, needst thou envy, thou pure island stream! — and far less yon turbid river of old, not modern renown, gurgling beneath the walls of what was once proud

    Lavengro

  • Thou needst say no more to him, nor will I say anything more to thee, save to tell thee to bear in mind that this Second

    Don Quixote

  • "Nor needst thou," said Don Quixote, "but I cannot conceive or make out how it is that, the fear of God being the beginning of wisdom, thou, who art more afraid of a lizard than of him, knowest so much."

    Don Quixote

  • "Then thou needst have no uneasiness, my friend," said Don

    Don Quixote

  • "An thou needst suit order, I can play a game for that," she said.

    Phaze Doubt

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