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ne·ces·si·tate

 (nə-sĕs′ĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. ne·ces·si·tat·ed, ne·ces·si·tat·ing, ne·ces·si·tates
1. To make necessary or unavoidable.
2. To require or compel.

[Medieval Latin necessitāre, necessitāt-, from Latin necessitās, necessity; see necessity.]

ne·ces′si·ta′tion n.
ne·ces′si·ta′tive adj.

necessitate

(nɪˈsɛsɪˌteɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to cause as an unavoidable and necessary result
2. (usually passive) to compel or require (someone to do something)
neˌcessiˈtation n
neˈcessiˌtative adj

ne•ces•si•tate

(nəˈsɛs ɪˌteɪt)

v.t. -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
1. to make necessary or unavoidable.
2. to compel, oblige, or force.
[1620–30; < Medieval Latin necessitātus, past participle of necessitāre to compel, constrain. See necessity, -ate1]
ne•ces`si•ta′tion, n.
ne•ces′si•ta`tive, adj.

necessitate


Past participle: necessitated
Gerund: necessitating

Imperative
necessitate
necessitate
Present
I necessitate
you necessitate
he/she/it necessitates
we necessitate
you necessitate
they necessitate
Preterite
I necessitated
you necessitated
he/she/it necessitated
we necessitated
you necessitated
they necessitated
Present Continuous
I am necessitating
you are necessitating
he/she/it is necessitating
we are necessitating
you are necessitating
they are necessitating
Present Perfect
I have necessitated
you have necessitated
he/she/it has necessitated
we have necessitated
you have necessitated
they have necessitated
Past Continuous
I was necessitating
you were necessitating
he/she/it was necessitating
we were necessitating
you were necessitating
they were necessitating
Past Perfect
I had necessitated
you had necessitated
he/she/it had necessitated
we had necessitated
you had necessitated
they had necessitated
Future
I will necessitate
you will necessitate
he/she/it will necessitate
we will necessitate
you will necessitate
they will necessitate
Future Perfect
I will have necessitated
you will have necessitated
he/she/it will have necessitated
we will have necessitated
you will have necessitated
they will have necessitated
Future Continuous
I will be necessitating
you will be necessitating
he/she/it will be necessitating
we will be necessitating
you will be necessitating
they will be necessitating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been necessitating
you have been necessitating
he/she/it has been necessitating
we have been necessitating
you have been necessitating
they have been necessitating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been necessitating
you will have been necessitating
he/she/it will have been necessitating
we will have been necessitating
you will have been necessitating
they will have been necessitating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been necessitating
you had been necessitating
he/she/it had been necessitating
we had been necessitating
you had been necessitating
they had been necessitating
Conditional
I would necessitate
you would necessitate
he/she/it would necessitate
we would necessitate
you would necessitate
they would necessitate
Past Conditional
I would have necessitated
you would have necessitated
he/she/it would have necessitated
we would have necessitated
you would have necessitated
they would have necessitated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.necessitate - require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
exact, claim, take - take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her"
govern - require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood; "most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German"
draw - require a specified depth for floating; "This boat draws 70 inches"
cost - require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice; "This mistake cost him his job"
cry for, cry out for - need badly or desperately; "This question cries out for an answer"
compel - necessitate or exact; "the water shortage compels conservation"
obviate, rid of, eliminate - do away with
2.necessitate - cause to be a concomitant
entail, mean, imply - have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"
lead - tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"

necessitate

verb compel, force, involve, demand, require, call for, exact, oblige, warrant, entail, constrain, impel, be grounds for, make necessary A prolonged drought had necessitated the introduction of water rationing.

necessitate

verb
To have as a need or prerequisite:
Translations
يَسْتَلْزِم، يَتَطَلَّب
vynutit si
nødvendiggøre
szükségessé tesz
útheimta; gera nauîsynlegt
vynútiť si
gerektirmekzorunlu kılmak

necessitate

[nɪˈsesɪteɪt] VTrequerir, exigir

necessitate

[nəˈsɛsɪteɪt] vtnécessiter
It would necessitate strong measures → Cela nécessiterait des mesures fortes.

necessitate

vtnotwendig or erforderlich machen, erfordern (form); the heat necessitated our staying indoorsdie Hitze zwang uns, im Haus zu bleiben

necessitate

[nɪˈsɛsɪˌteɪt] vtrendere necessario/a

necessary

(ˈnesisəri) adjective
needed; essential. Is it necessary to sign one's name?; I shall do all that is necessary.
ˌnecesˈsarily (-ˈse-) adverb
necessitate (niˈsesiteit) verb
to make necessary. Re-building the castle would necessitate spending a lot of money.
necessity (niˈsesəti) plural neˈcessities noun
something needed or essential. Food is one of the necessities of life.
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