English adjective: necessary
|1.||necessary absolutely essential|
|Similar||essential, incumbent, indispensable, needed, needful, obligatory, required, requisite|
|See also||essential, indispensable, obligatory|
|2.||necessary unavoidably determined by prior circumstances|
|Samples||The necessary consequences of one's actions.|
|Antonyms||avertable, avertible, avoidable, evitable|
English noun: necessary
|1.||necessary (object) anything indispensable|
|Samples||Food and shelter are necessities of life.|
The essentials of the good life.
Allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions.
A place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained.
|Synonyms||essential, necessity, requirement, requisite|
|Narrower (hyponym)||desideratum, must, need, want|