Definition of Needed

1. Adjective. Necessary for relief or supply. "Provided them with all things needful"

Exact synonyms: Needful, Required, Requisite
Similar to: Necessary
Derivative terms: Requisite, Requisiteness



Definition of Needed

1. Verb. (past of need) ¹

2. Adjective. Necessary; being needed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Needed

1. need [v] - See also: need

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Needed

nedocromil
neds
nee
nee-naw
nee nor
nee way
neechee
neechees
need
need-based
need-fire
need I say more
need it yesterday
need not
neede
needed (current term)
needer
needers
needes
needest
needeth
needfire
needfires
needful
needfull
needfully
needfulness
needfulnesses
needfuls
needier

Literary usage of Needed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Addresses and Proceedings by National Education Association of the United States, National Teachers' Association (U.S.)., American Normal School Association, Central College Association (1905)
"A spacious school yard is practically all that is needed to begin with. The ingenuity of the physical trainer and the zeal of the children should, ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1905)
"needed LEGISLATION. BY FRANK E. KELLOGG, OP GOLETA. A hundred years ago Thomas Jefferson wrote that " laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the ..."

3. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"She intelligently prepared everything that was needed for the dressings, assisted him in taking his medicine or other liquids, attended to his slightest ..."

4. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle, Frank Hesketh Peters (1881)
"And all these seem to be emphatically human affairs. , . , far needed. Again, moral virtue seems, in some points, to be actually a result of physical ..."

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