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need·ful

 (nēd′fəl)
adj.
1. Necessary; required: needful repairs.
2. Being in need of something: "The mother ... is attracted, distracted, needful of the outside world just when the child requires her to be focused, steady, home" (Anne Roiphe).
n.
(used with a pl. verb) Needy people considered as a group: programs that provided jobs for the needful.

need′ful·ly adv.
need′ful·ness n.

needful

(ˈniːdfʊl)
adj
1. necessary; needed; required
2. archaic needy; poverty-stricken
n
3. the needful informal money or funds: do you have the needful?.
4. do the needful to perform a necessary task
ˈneedfully adv
ˈneedfulness n

need•ful

(ˈnid fəl)

adj.
1. necessary or required: needful supplies.
2. needy.
[1200–50]
need′ful•ly, adv.
need′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.needful - necessary for relief or supply; "provided them with all things needful"
necessary - absolutely essential

needful

adjective necessary, needed, required, essential, vital, imperative, indispensable, stipulated, requisite I will do whatever is needful to obtain the release of my friends.

needful

adjective
Incapable of being dispensed with:
Translations

needful

[ˈniːdfʊl]
A. ADJnecesario
B. N the needfulel cumquibus

needful

adj (old)notwendig, nötig (for, to für, zu)
n (inf: = what is necessary) to do the needfuldas Nötige tun

needful

[ˈniːdfʊl] adj (old) → necessario/a
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In this respect, the play represents the needfulness of what is excised, for the sake of theological purity, by a new system.

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