Definitions for necessity

Definitions for (noun) necessity

Main entry: necessary, necessity, essential, requirement, requisite

Definition: anything indispensable

Usage: 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

Main entry: necessity

Definition: the condition of being essential or indispensable

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