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    Definition of needs in English Dictionary

  • NounBFneed
    1. plural of need.
    2. VerbBFneedPRneedingPT, PPneeded
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of need.
      2. AdverbBFneed
        1. Of necessity; necessarily; indispensably; often with must, and equivalent to "of need".
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The parched lawn needed several sprayings before the grass looked green again.
            • A nation on the move needed a space age motif to express its enthusiasm.
            • I can sightread really simple music, but hard pieces need a lot of practice so I don't have to stop and figure out what I'm doing.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • When her jaw was wired shut, she had acted out what she needed.
            • The girl sleuth in a retro-pomo pop-culture winkfest that has everything but a good mystery, which was all it needed.
            • I donated the clothes my son outgrew to help children in need.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adverbs
            • Uncomparable adverbs
            • Nouns
              • Noun forms
                • Noun plural forms
              • Verbs
                • Verb forms
                  • Verb singular forms
                    • Third-person singular forms
              Related Links:
              1. en needst
              2. en needsly
              3. en needsome
              4. en needs-cost
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of needs for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "needs" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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