Synonyms of necessity


1. necessity, need, demand

usage: the condition of being essential or indispensable

2. necessity, essential, requirement, requisite, necessary, thing

usage: anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"

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Definition and meaning of necessity (Dictionary)