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Definition 1: require as useful, just, or proper - [verb of stative]

Samples where necessitate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for necessitate in the sense of this definition

(necessitate has a similar meaning as ...) take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs

"the accident claimed three lives" "The hard work took its toll on her"

(... is a kind of necessitate ) require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood

"most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German"

(... is a kind of necessitate ) require a specified depth for floating

"This boat draws 70 inches"

(... is a kind of necessitate ) require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice

"This mistake cost him his job"

(... is a kind of necessitate ) need badly or desperately

"This question cries out for an answer"

(... is a kind of necessitate ) necessitate or exact

"the water shortage compels conservation"

Definition 2: cause to be a concomitant - [verb of stative]

(necessitate is a kind of ...) tend to or result in

"This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"

(... is a kind of necessitate ) have as a logical consequence

"The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"

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