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Spanish translation of “need”

need

verb /niːd/ (negative short form needn’t /ˈniːdnt/)
to require
necesitar
This page needs to be checked again This page needs checking again Do you need any help?
to be obliged
hacer falta
You need to work hard if you want to succeed They don’t need to come until six o’clock She needn’t have given me such an expensive present.
needless adjective, adverb unnecessary
innecesario
You are doing a lot of needless work Needless to say, he couldn’t do it.
needlessly adverb
inútilmente
He’s needlessly careless with his money.
needy adjective (comparative needier, superlative neediest) poor
necesitado
You must help needy people.
a need for a lack of; a requirement for
falta de
There is an urgent need for teachers in this city.
in need of requiring; having a lack of
necesitar
We’re in need of more money You’re badly in need of a haircut.
(Definition of need from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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