Bedeutung von “need” im Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /nid/

something that is necessary to have or do:

There’s an urgent need for fresh water.
Is there any need to change the system?
be in need of something

to need something:

My car is in need of repair.
no need

If there is no need to do something or no need for something, it is not necessary or it is wrong:

There’s no need to go to the store – there’s plenty of food here.
I understand why she was angry, but there was no need to be so rude to him.

the things you need in order to have a good life:

her emotional needs
A home and food are basic needs.

(Definition von “need noun” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)