English dictionary definition of:



  • 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
  • anything that is necessary but lacking
  • a condition requiring relief
  • a state of extreme poverty or destitution


  • have need of
  • have or feel a need for
  • require as useful, just, or proper


ask demand indigence involve motivation motive necessitate pauperism pauperization penury postulate require take want

Scrabble score for need

Scrabble score = 5

generated at 14:08:07 on 18-11-19

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