verb (used with object), ne·ces·si·tat·ed, ne·ces·si·tat·ing.
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Origin of necessitate
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Example sentences from the Web for necessitate
Or, maybe things will take still more crazy twists and turns and will necessitate an approach we can’t even fathom right now.
The events of 2020 necessitated quick adjustments to rapidly changing consumer behavior — some of which represent short-term shifts, but others that will likely remain established practices.Why advertisers and innovators work better together|Xandr|December 14, 2020|Digiday
Some complex games may also necessitate longer playtimes, sometimes spanning multiple days.
The country has still seen the loss of millions of jobs since the recession began, meaning that adding a quarter of a million jobs each month would necessitate years of gains before employment is back to normal.The covid unemployment problem moves from acute to chronic|Philip Bump|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
Safety considerations even necessitated adjustments to “Revelations” when it was filmed in the fall at the Ailey Citigroup Theater and outdoors at Wave Hill, a public garden and cultural center in the Bronx.Alvin Ailey’s ‘Revelations’ has a place of honor in company’s first virtual season|Celia Wren|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
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.
The upper block was left a little thicker, the junction or root of the neck necessitating this.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
Stacy lost part of his pack, necessitating a halt while he got down to repack and take a fresh hitch.The Pony Rider Boys on the Blue Ridge|Frank Gee Patchin
How sweetly the tune that is winning is expressing that regretting is not necessitating repetition.Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein|Gertrude Stein
This gun also shelled the wagons as they came into camp, necessitating their halting under cover and coming in later.The Record of a Regiment of the Line|M. Jacson
Scarcely a day passed but some annoying accident at the mine or mill occurred, frequently necessitating prolonged shut-downs.Blue Goose|Frank Lewis Nason