Definitions For Need

noun

  • The psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
  • Anything that is necessary but lacking
  • A condition requiring relief
  • A state of extreme poverty or destitution
  • A situation in which someone or something must do or have something
  • Something that a person must have : something that is needed in order to live or succeed or be happy
  • A strong feeling that you must have or do something

verb

  • Have need of
  • Have or feel a need for
  • Require as useful, just, or proper
  • To be in a condition or situation in which you must have (something) : to require (something)

Is Need 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

Scrabble
5
Words with Friends
6

The word Need is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Need in a Sentence

  • You can always call me at home if the need arises.
  • These new methods reduce the need to use harmful chemicals on crops.
  • We find that there is still a need for further discussion.
  • I need some advice. What do you think of this dress?
  • I just need a couple of minutes to get ready.
  • Most babies need at least 12 hours of sleep a day.

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