Definition of Necessitate

1. Verb. Require as useful, just, or proper. "They necessitate him to write the letter"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"

Exact synonyms: Ask, Call For, Demand, Involve, Need, Postulate, Require, Take
Specialized synonyms: Claim, Exact, Take, Govern, Draw, Cost, Cry For, Cry Out For, Compel
Related verbs: Claim, Exact, Take
Derivative terms: Demand, Demand, Necessity, Necessity, Need, Requirement
Antonyms: Obviate



2. Verb. Cause to be a concomitant.
Specialized synonyms: Entail, Imply, Mean
Generic synonyms: Lead

Definition of Necessitate

1. v. t. To make necessary or indispensable; to render unavoidable.

Definition of Necessitate

1. Verb. To require something to be brought about. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Necessitate

1. [v -TATED, -TATING, -TATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Necessitate

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Literary usage of Necessitate

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1. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1841)
"well as good ; though he punish the creatures, for NO. xiv. doing that which he himself did necessitate them ''—' to do. But being pressed with reason, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... commencing with Erard de la Marck (1506) ana ending with the year 1613. His principal works are: "Tractatus de necessitate et modo ..."

3. Conventionby National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1905)
"Also, the calculations involved, while not complex, necessitate a considerable amount of figuring. While it is a fact that the greater number of faults in ..."

4. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... and the difficulties wherewith we contended, which did necessitate that resolution; and in expressing those difficulties, we used that expression, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and bow necessarily imperfect.must be the geological record in still earlier periods. developed Mammalia of the Eocene period realiy necessitate (to the ..."

6. Psychologic Foundations of Education: An Attempt to Show the Genesis of the by William Torrey Harris (1898)
"The totality changes, but there is nothing outside of the totality to necessitate it; if it is necessitated, it necessitates itself. ..."

7. The Essentials of æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and by George Lansing Raymond (1921)
"... those Belonging to the Artist's Own Body—Connection between the Creative in the Divine and in the Artist—Both necessitate Representation—Representation ..."

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