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need (n):
the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
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we did not understand his motivation.
he acted with the best of motives

Related Words: motivationmotive
need (n):
anything that is necessary but lacking
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he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs.
I tried to supply his wants

Related Words: want
need (n):
a condition requiring relief
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she satisfied his need for affection.
God has no need of men to accomplish His work.
there is a demand for jobs

Related Words: demand
need (n):
a state of extreme poverty or destitution
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their indigence appalled him.
a general state of need exists among the homeless

Related Words: indigencepauperizationpenury
need (v):
have need of
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This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner
Related Words: requirewant
need (v):
have or feel a need for
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always needing friends and money
need (v):
require as useful, just, or proper
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It takes nerve to do what she did.
success usually requires hard work.
This job asks a lot of patience and skill.
This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice.
This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert.
This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent

Related Words: demandnecessitaterequire
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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Her şey ilk adımla başlar.
To progress at anything, you first need to get started


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