Synonyms for necessity

Synonyms for (noun) necessity

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: thing

Definition: a separate and self-contained entity


Synonyms: necessity

Definition: the condition of being essential or indispensable

Similar words: need, demand

Definition: a condition requiring relief

Usage: she satisfied his need for affection; God has no need of men to accomplish His work; there is a demand for jobs