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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.
References in classic literature ?
The circumstances of Blanche Stroeve's death necessitated all manner of dreadful formalities, but at last we were allowed to bury her.
The chorus necessitated some grotesque waddlings supposed to be an imitation of a plantation darkey, under the influence, probably, of music and the moon.
Anna had at first avoided as far as she could Princess Tverskaya's world, because it necessitated an expenditure beyond her means, and besides in her heart she preferred the first circle.
Then, again, had that letter from New Orleans, which had necessitated Mr.
They would, at the same time, be necessitated to strengthen the executive arm of government, in doing which their constitutions would acquire a progressive direction toward monarchy.
The broad avenues were lined with women and children, among which were the few men whose duties necessitated that they remain within the city during the battle.
As not one of the natives had soul enough in him to stand up like a man, and allow me to hammer away at him, for my own personal gratification and that of the king, I was necessitated to fight with an imaginary enemy, whom I invariably made to knock under to my superior prowess.
The physicians, therefore, finding themselves anticipated in everything they ordered, were at a loss how to apply that portion of time which it is usual and decent to remain for their fee, and were therefore necessitated to find some subject or other for discourse; and what could more naturally present itself than that before mentioned?
Time, sticking to him, passed him on into Bounderby's Bank, made him an inmate of Bounderby's house, necessitated the purchase of his first razor, and exercised him diligently in his calculations relative to number one.
If your business necessitated your seeing "the House," you were put into a species of Condemned Hold at the back, where you meditated on a misspent life, until the House came with its bands in its pockets, and you could hardly blink at it in the dismal twilight.
This engineer, who by his evident importance first attracted the attention of D'Artagnan, wore a justaucorps, which, from its sumptuousness was scarcely in harmony with the work he was employed in, that rather necessitated the costume of a master-mason than of a noble.
The same unworldliness was what had necessitated Angel's getting a living as a farmer, and would probably keep his brothers in the position of poor parsons for the term of their activities; yet Angel admired it none the less.