verb (used with object), ne·ces·si·tat·ed, ne·ces·si·tat·ing.
Origin of necessitate
Examples from the Web for necessitated
That would have necessitated a similar leap into the dressing rooms of Armani, or perhaps Donna Karan.
This necessitated his constantly turning from side to side, displaying first this, and then the other side of his head.From the Rapidan to Richmond and the Spottsylvania Campaign|William Meade Dame
A situation was presented for Johnson to meet as President, which necessitated modifications of views held by him as governor.The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction|Charles Ernest Chadsey
Shortly after his arrival I heard that he had received a letter which necessitated his immediate return to England.Tales of the Wonder Club, Volume III|M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
British Dictionary definitions for necessitated
Word Origin and History for necessitated
1620s, from Medieval Latin necessitatus, past participle of necessitare "to render necessary," from Latin necessitas (see necessity). Earlier verb in English was necessen (late 14c.). Related: Necessitated; necessitates; necessitating.