Bedeutung von "need" Essential English Dictionary


verb uk /niːd/

A1 If you need something, you must have it, and if you need to do something, you must do it:

I need some new shoes.
I need to ask you a few questions.
We need you to look after the children for us.
don’t need to do something

A2 used in order to say that someone does not have to do something or should not do something:

You don’t need to go.

B1 If something needs doing or needs to be done, it should be done in order to be better:

Do these clothes need washing?

(Definition von "need verb" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)