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2 Translation results for need in Spanish

noun | verb

need noun

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necesidad; falta; indigencia

Example sentences of
need noun

  • You can always call me at home if the need arises.
  • These new methods reduce the need to use harmful chemicals on crops.
  • We find that there is still a need for further discussion.
  • There is a great need for change.
  • Our experienced staff will go out of their way to meet your every need.
  • He has trouble expressing his emotional needs.
  • I felt a need to take control of the situation.
  • a need to be loved
  • She has an overwhelming need to be liked and respected.
  • I don't feel the need to defend my decision.

Synonyms of
need noun

Detailed synonyms for need noun

Need, necessity significan una carencia apremiante de algo esencial.
  • Need indica presión y urgencia <children have a need for affection>, y puede indicar penuria o indispensabilidad <the need for a new water supply>.
  • Necessity suele connotar un imperativo o una causa ineludible <a television set is not a necessity>.

need verb

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needed, has needed, is needing, needs
necesitar; tener que, deber; requerir, exigir

Example sentences of
need verb

  • I need some advice. What do you think of this dress?
  • I just need a couple of minutes to get ready.
  • Most babies need at least 12 hours of sleep a day.
  • We badly need a vacation.
  • Further research is urgently needed if we are to find a cure.
  • Another delay is the last thing I need!
  • Men? Who needs them?! I certainly don't.

Synonyms of
need verb

Detailed synonyms for need verb

See: Lack

Reverse translation for need

necesidad  - need, necessity, poverty, want 
falta  - lack, defect, fault, error, offense, misdemeanor, foul (in basketball), fault (in tennis) 
indigencia  - poverty, destitution 
necesitar  - to need, to necessitate, to require 
deber  - must, have to, to owe, should, ought to, must 
requerir  - to require, to call for, to summon, to send for 
exigir  - to demand, to require, to exact, to levy 
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