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need

  

      vb  
1    call for, demand, entail, have occasion to or for, lack, miss, necessitate, require, want  
      n  
2    longing, requisite, want, wish  
3    deprivation, destitution, distress, extremity, impecuniousness, inadequacy, indigence, insufficiency, lack, neediness, paucity, penury, poverty, privation, shortage  
4    emergency, exigency, necessity, obligation, urgency, want  
5    demand, desideratum, essential, requirement, requisite  
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See also:

needy, needed, needle, needful

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exp.
a humorous way of saying that something is not needed at all
[Hum.];[Iron.]
n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
someone to whom everybody is turning when they need advice, help
[Fam.]
n.
a single place where you can find everything you need, usually found in different places
v.
used for saying that you think someone is spending too much money on things they do not need
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