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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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The preterite suffix (the only tense suffix in the language) does not occur in the interrogative, and it does not occur in the imperative or the necessitative either, but does occur in the indicative, conjunctive, imperfective probabilitative and narrative.
A consideration of this necessitative concept of demonstration will help us to become aware of our own reductionist presuppositions and highlight the counter-reductionist features of the alternative I am presenting.
If we take Kornfilt's (1996: 104-109) own assumptions to distinguish between genuine verbal forms from participle forms, those forms terminated by the necessitative marker tend to behave unlike participle forms (those that end in progressive, aorist, past participle, future markers) but more like "genuine" forms.