Associations to the word «Necessary»


NECESSARY, adjective. Needed, required
NECESSARY, adjective. Such as must be; not to be avoided; inevitable.
NECESSARY, adjective. Acting from necessity or compulsion; involuntary.
NECESSARY, noun. (archaic) (British) bathroom, toilet, loo
NECESSARY CONDITION, noun. (logic) A statement Q in relation to statement P such that P implies Q.
NECESSARY EVIL, noun. (idiomatic) An unfavorable thing that must be done or accepted, especially because the available alternative courses of action or inaction would be worse.
NECESSARY EVILS, noun. Plural of necessary evil

Dictionary definition

NECESSARY, noun. Anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained".
NECESSARY, adjective. Absolutely essential.
NECESSARY, adjective. Unavoidably determined by prior circumstances; "the necessary consequences of one's actions".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle