English → English - necessity

Pronunciation
n. essential; indispensability; obligation; need, requirement; poverty

English → Spanish - necessity

Pronunciation
s. necesidad, condición, menester, prioridad

English → French - necessity

Pronunciation
n. nécessité; obligation; contrainte, force; besoin

English → German - necessity

Pronunciation
n. Bedarf; Notwendigkeit; Elend

English → Indonesian - necessity

Pronunciation
n. terpaksa: keadaan terpaksa, kemestian, paksa, keperluan, kebutuhan, butuh, kemiskinan

English → Italian - necessity

Pronunciation
s. necessità, necessario; bisogno; l'essere indispensabile; ineluttabilità; miseria, povertà, indigenza

English → Polish - necessity

Pronunciation
n. potrzeba, konieczność, ostateczność, bieda, mus

English → Portuguese - necessity

Pronunciation
s. necessidade; obrigatoriedade; pobreza

English → Romanian - necessity

Pronunciation
n. necesitate, nevoie, trebuinţă, imperativ, inevitabilitate, sărăcie, lipsă, strâmtoare

English → Russian - necessity

Pronunciation
с. необходимость, предметы первой необходимости, надобность, настоятельная потребность, неизбежность, нужда, бедность, нищета

English → Turkish - necessity

Pronunciation
i. gereken, zorunluluk, gerek, gereklilik, ihtiyaç, lüzum, kaçınılmazlık

English → Ukrainian - necessity

Pronunciation
n. необхідність, потреба, неминучість, невідворотність, нужда, бідність

English → Dutch - necessity

Pronunciation
zn. noodzaak; behoefte; armoede

English → Greek - necessity

Pronunciation
ουσ. αναγκαιότητα, ανάγκη, χρεία

English → Arabic - necessity

Pronunciation
‏ضرورة، إضطرار، عوز، حاجة، شىء ضروري، رغبة ملحة، جبة‏

English → Chinese - necessity

Pronunciation
(名) 需要, 必然, 必需品

English → Chinese - necessity

Pronunciation
(名) 需要, 必然, 必需品

English → Hindi - necessity

Pronunciation
n. ज़रूरत, आवश्यकता, अनिवार्यता, अवश्यंभाव

English → Japanese - necessity

Pronunciation
(名) 必要; 必需品; 貧乏

English → Korean - necessity

Pronunciation
명. 필수품; 필연; 필요, 요구; 궁핍, 가난, 곤궁

English → Vietnamese - necessity

Pronunciation
n. đều cưỡng bách, đều bắt buộc, sự cần kíp, điều cần thiết

Definition of necessity

Pronunciation
Noun
1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite.
I bought a new table out of necessity. My old one was ruined.
2. The condition of being needy or necessitous; pressing need; indigence; want.
3. That which is necessary; a requisite; something indispensable.
A tent is a necessity if you plan on camping.
4. That which makes an act or an event unavoidable; irresistible force; overruling power; compulsion, physical or moral; fate; fatality.
5. The negation of freedom in voluntary action; the subjection of all phenomena, whether material or spiritual, to inevitable causation; necessitarianism.
6. Greater utilitarian good; used in justification of a criminal act.
Doctrine of necessity
7. Indispensable requirements (of life).
© Wordnet 3.1 & Wiktionary - Combined dictionary for best results.


dictionary extension
© dictionarist.com