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Translation of "need" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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