necessarily: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nes"u-sâr'u-lē, -ser'-), [key]
— adv.
  1. by or of necessity; as a matter of compulsion or requirement: You don't necessarily have to attend.
  2. as a necessary, logical, or inevitable result: That conclusion doesn't necessarily follow.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: