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necessary meaning

EN[ˈnɛsəˌsɛɹi] [ˈnɛsəsɹɪ] [ˈnɛsəɹi]
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WNecessary
  • Necessary or necessity may refer to:
  • Need
  • An action somebody may feel they must do
  • An important task or essential thing to do at a particular time or by a particular moment
  • Necessary and sufficient condition, in logic, something that is a required condition for something else to be the case
  • Necessary truth, in logic, something that cannot fail to be true
  • Necessity, in criminal law
  • A bathroom or toilet, in some languages (in English this is an archaic usage)
  • An economic need enunciated by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 Second Bill of Rights

    Definition of necessary in English Dictionary

  • NounPLnecessariesSUF-ary
    1. (archaic, Britain) bathroom, toilet, loo.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore necessarySUPmost necessary
      1. needed, required.
        1. Such as must be; not to be avoided; inevitable.
          1. Acting from necessity or compulsion; involuntary.
            1. Whether man is a necessary or a free agent is a question much discussed.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • A certain amount of collateral damage and destruction to the surrounding environment has always been viewed as a necessary but generally undesirable by-product of military conflict.
            • However, developing a lab-independent electrochemical immunosensor is necessary to facilitate the replacement of current existing lab-dependent detection systems.
            • When a problem reoccurs after surgery, it might be necessary to reoperate on a patient.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Traditionally a village smithy was a busy place because the smith's work was so necessary.
            • Tack the work pieces with one spot and check for proper relative position of pieces. Sometimes the pieces can be separated and respotted if necessary.
            • It is known that wild birds — especially waterfowl and shorebirds — are the main and primary reservoir of AIV in nature which makes epizootological monitoring of populations of these birds necessary.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
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            Source: Wiktionary

            Meaning of necessary for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "necessary" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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