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Engelsk navneord: need

1. need (om tilstand) a condition requiring relief


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe satisfied his need for affection.
God has no need of men to accomplish His work.
There is a demand for jobs.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)demand


Mindre specifikke termercondition, status


Mere specifikke termerdeficiency, lack, necessity, want

2. need (om ting) anything that is necessary but lacking


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had sufficient means to meet his simple needs.
I tried to supply his wants.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)want


Mindre specifikke termeressential, necessary, necessity, requirement, requisite

3. need the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe did not understand his motivation.
He acted with the best of motives.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)motivation, motive


Mindre specifikke termerpsychological feature


Mere specifikke termerethical motive, ethics, impulse, irrational motive, life, mental energy, morality, morals, psychic energy, rational motive, urge

4. need (om tilstand) a state of extreme poverty or destitution


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTheir indigence appalled him.
A general state of need exists among the homeless.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)indigence, pauperism, pauperization, penury


Mindre specifikke termerimpoverishment, poorness, poverty


Mere specifikke termerbeggary, mendicancy, mendicity


Engelsk udsagnsord: need

1. need (om tilstand) require as useful, just, or proper


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey need him to write the letter


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ask, call for, demand, involve, necessitate, postulate, require, take


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mere specifikke termerclaim, compel, cost, cry for, cry out for, draw, exact, govern, take


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningclaim, exact, take


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)obviate, rid of, eliminate

2. need (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) have need of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis piano wants the attention of a competent tuner.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey need more bread, They need him to write the letter, They need to move


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)require, want


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termercry

3. need (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) have or feel a need for


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAlways needing friends and money.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody









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