Definition for needed (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of need
SYNONYMS FOR need
Related formsneed·er, nounun·need·ed, adjectivewell-need·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for needed
This was nine fewer than what he needed just two years ago when 426 members of the House voted.Democrats Accidentally Save Boehner From Republican Coup|Ben Jacobs, Jackie Kucinich|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps, as Dwight Garner wrote, Steinberg just needed an idea for a book.
Residents of the neighborhoods where cops are needed the most are mixed on the impact of the apparent slowdown.
Just how many fake nodes would be needed in order to pull off a successful Sybil attack against Tor is not known.
We read Thomas Piketty because we needed to understand these failures to have any hope of grappling with them.
In order that sufficient instruction be furnished the Indians, five more religious are needed.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, V7, 1588-1591|Emma Helen Blair
He was naturally learned; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards, and found her there.
She spoke the truth; for the enterprise was not of such difficulty that I needed any one to help me.The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete|Madame La Marquise De Montespan
A new supply, however, would be needed in order to carry us back to the earth.Edison's Conquest of Mars|Garrett Putnam Serviss
It looked as though the towns would shrivel up, because of the tremendously high wages demanded by the men who were needed there.Historic Adventures|Rupert S. Holland
British Dictionary definitions for needed
Word Origin for need
Idioms and Phrases with needed
In addition to the idiom beginning with need
- needle in a haystack
- needless to say
- need like a hole in the head
- cry for (crying need for).