verb (used with object), ne·ces·si·tat·ed, ne·ces·si·tat·ing.
- necessary condition,
- necessary stool,
- necessity is the mother of invention
Origin of necessitate
Examples from the Web for necessitating
You could lose control and crash into another car, or another vehicle could crash into you, necessitating expensive repairs.
Above those, however, are the Superfund sites—places that have sustained major, long-term damage, necessitating years of cleanup.
This muster revealed the fact that Emins followers numbered 600 people, necessitating the enlistment of 350 new carriers.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
It frequently, however, leaves the stomach in a delicate condition, necessitating the utmost care as regards diet.
The law which drives them to the act is as necessitating as the law which causes the smoke to rise upwards.Conversion of a High Priest into a Christian Worker|Meletios Golden
The function of these primitive mills is to grind, necessitating a rough contact between the surface of the mano and the metate.The Topanga Culture Final Report on Excavations, 1948|A. E. Treganza
At Winchester, for example, in 1107 the central tower fell, necessitating the building of a new one.Ecclesiastical Curiosities|Various
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.