necessitate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v necessitate require as useful, just, or proper "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"
    • v necessitate cause to be a concomitant
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Necessitate To make necessary or indispensable; to render unavoidable. "Sickness [might necessitate his removal from the court.""This fact necessitates a second line."
    • Necessitate To reduce to the necessity of; to force; to compel. "The Marquis of Newcastle, being pressed on both sides, was necessitated to draw all his army into York."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • necessitate To make necessary or indispensable; render unavoidable; cause to be a necessary consequence.
    • necessitate To force irresistibly; compel; oblige; impel by necessity.
    • necessitate To reduce to a state of need; threaten or oppress by necessity or need, or the prospect of need.
    • necessitate Synonyms To constrain, drive.
    • necessitate Necessitated.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Necessitate to make necessary: to render unavoidable: to compel
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Quotations

  • Marie Carmichael Stopes
    Marie Carmichael Stopes
    “Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. L. necessitatus, p. p. of necessitare, and F. nécessiter,. See Necessity
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. necessitas.

Usage

In literature:

It constitutes the original involution which explains and even necessitates man's entire evolution.
"Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic" by Sidney L. Gulick
The lands of the Mission were found to be barren, necessitating frequent changes in cultivated fields and stock ranges.
"The Old Franciscan Missions Of California" by George Wharton James
Does it not necessitate?
"The Life of Hugo Grotius" by Charles Butler
It necessitated an implacable resistance, but also it commanded respect.
"Mr. Britling Sees It Through" by H. G. Wells
It must be something very serious to necessitate his being sent to Europe.
"The Jungle Girl" by Gordon Casserly
Successful administration under such conditions has necessitated the growth of city departments.
"Elements of Debating" by Leverett S. Lyon
Cumbrous books necessitate a different position at the desk, from that of the correspondent, or the learner.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
On the contrary, it will be his very sincerity that necessitates his make-believe.
"Prose Fancies (Second Series)" by Richard Le Gallienne
She was not very strong yet, but had undertaken extra duties that necessitated private study.
"The Lure of the North" by Harold Bindloss
This necessitates greater cost and damage afterwards.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by E. H. Blair
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In poetry:

All things that be
Seem plunged into silence, distraught,
By some stern, some necessitous thought:
It wraps and enthralls
Marsh, meadow, and forest; and falls
Also on me.
"By An Autumn Stream" by Archibald Lampman

In news:

For Big Boi and Kelly Rowland, reflecting on what their mothers told them necessitates returning to the up-to-the-minute styles of the '80s.
A waterline leak on Sudderth Drive and North Vine necessitated the closing of one eastbound lane and one westbound lane of Sudderth.
Because of the size of 15-4A (nine schools), 16 games with bye dates are required for the home-and-away round-robin, necessitating the start of league games in November.
The infestation necessitated an almost complete gutting of the building, which revealed evidence of past fires and other significant damage.
Space officials said budget uncertainties will push back the use of private space taxis for transporting astronauts into orbit by at least a year, necessitating.
Then the bottom of the column arrived, necessitating a minor cliffhanger.
In July, NHPTV lost all its state funding ($2.7 million), and this necessitated placing NH OUTLOOK and GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE on hiatus.
Winter meetings don't necessitate big moves.
A traffic stop necessitated a visit from the Sheriff's Office bomb squad when the discovery of a meth pipe led to a pipe bomb in a pickup truck.
Wallpaper removal is a job that necessitates The Scraper.
The Christmas holiday necessitates a schedule tweak for the NFL.
Should Procreation Necessitate a Personal Prohibition .
But the sheer amount of rap launched via the Internet necessitates slowing up and seeing what you missed.
Walsh's return was necessitated because a number of Griffins are battling injuries.
But sometimes obtaining a reward or goal necessitates taking a risk.
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In science:

It must be stressed, however, that current observations do not necessitate such conclusions and hydrodynamical simulations suggest other possible explanations.
Explosion Mechanisms of Massive Stars
To achieve a supersymmetric continuum limit then necessitates fine tuning the couplings to each of these operators.
Lattice Supersymmetry and Topological Field Theory
For a free contraction this implies that we do not get a half-integral power of g2 . √g2 = J/√2N corrections arise only from a process which does not preserve the number of quarks and this necessitates an interaction vertex involving quarks and bulk fields.
Open+Closed String Field Theory From Gauge Fields
Whenever the physical problem necessitates to deal with the absolute value of the determinant, its presence considered to be a serious technical challenge, see and references therein.
Complexity of Random Energy Landscapes, Glass Transition and Absolute Value of Spectral Determinant of Random Matrices
The second clump improves the fit somewhat, but the tight constraints from these two multiple–image system s on the saddle region between clumps #1 and #2 necessitate the addition of a third cluster–scale component (A 2219 #3 – see Fig. 1).
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
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