Definitions For Necessary


  • Anything indispensable
  • Things (such as food, a place to live, and clothing) that you must have : necessary things
  • Whatever is needed for some purpose


  • Unavoidably determined by prior circumstances


  • Absolutely essential

Is Necessary a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Necessary is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Necessary in a Sentence

  • Is it really necessary for me to have surgery?
  • The threat of a thunderstorm made it necessary to cancel the picnic.
  • It's not necessary to wear a tie.
  • A modest income that provided the family with only the necessaries of life

Synonyms for Necessary

Antonyms for Necessary

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