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Turkish translation of “need”

need

verb [T]
 
 
/niːd/
NECESSARY A1 If you need something, you must have it, and if you need to do something, you must do it.
ihtiyacı olmak; gereksinim duymak; gerekmek, icap etmek
I need some new shoes. The country still desperately needs help. [+ to do sth] If there's anything else you need to know, just give me a call. We need you to look after the children for us.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulnessLacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessary
don't need to do sth/ needn't do sth A2 used in order to say that someone does not have to do something or should not do something
yapılmamalı; yapılmasına gerek yok; ...mamalı/memeli; mayabilir/meyebilir
You didn't need to come all this way. You don't need to be frightened. She needn't have taken him to the hospital.Duty, obligation and responsibility
NECESSARY ACTION B1 If something needs something to be done to it, that thing should be done in order to improve it.
gereksinimi olmak, yapılması gerekli olmak
Do the clothes on this chair need washing? The car needs to be serviced.Duty, obligation and responsibility
There needs to be sth used to say that something is necessary
olmalı, olması gerekli,
There needs to be more funding for education in this country.Essential or necessary
(Definition of need verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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