Category: Grammar

May
20
2013

need

nid

transitive verb
definition 1:  to have a requirement for.
example:  They need more money to support their families.
example:  All animals need water to live.
example:  The house needs painting and the windows need washing.

definition 2:  to have or feel the necessity or obligation (to do something).
example:  You need to sign the form on the front and back.
example:  I need to leave now, or I’ll miss the bus.
example:  I’m tired; I need to take a break.
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