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need(Deprivation), noun absence, dearth, deficiency, deficit, demand, exigency, extremity, inadequacy, indigence, insufficiency, lack, necessitousness, necessitude, necessity, paucity, penury, privation, scarcity, shortage, shortness of supply, thirst, want, wantage
need(Requirement), noun compulsion, compulsory detail, crucial part, demand, desideration, desideratum, essential element, essentiality, essentialness, fundamental, highly important detail, indispensability, indispensable provision, integral part, irreplaceability, irreplaceable feaaure, mandatory factor, necessary, necessary attribute, neccssary component, necessity, obligation, precondition, preliminary condition, prequisiteness, prerequirement, proviso, required item, requisite, requisiteness, strategic item, urgency, urgent requirement, vital part, vitalness
needverb claim, clamor for, crave, cry for, demand, desire, exact, feel the necessity for, feel the want of, find innispensable, find necessary, have an urge for, have need for, have occasion for, have use of, hunger for, long for, lust for, miss, require, thirst for, want, yearn for
See also: absence, compulsion, contribution, dearth, deficiency, demand, desideratum, emergency, entail, exigency, foible, force, indemnification, indigence, insufficiency, lack, market, necessary, necessity, obsession, omission, paucity, poverty, prerequisite, pressure, privation, requirement, requisition, stress