necessary necessary  /ˈnɛ sə ˌsɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) anything indispensable
  2. (adj) absolutely essential
  3. (adj) unavoidably determined by prior circumstances

Usage(s):

  1. Pictures of the sacrifices necessary for a justifiable war won't make people turn their backs on it.
  2. Schrempp still insists that buying Chrysler gives Daimler the mass-market heft--and the profits--necessary to keep developing the cool features that make Mercedes buyers drool.
  3. This increase is necessary to stabilize a deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, which has not received the strategic attention, direction and resources it urgently requires.

News

  1. 'Necessary Roughness' webisodes: Mehcad Brooks' tough TK falls in love ... with a vacuum cleaner

    It's not unusual for a pro football player to like getting his hands on a ball, but it's not every day that the ball is part of something that cleans your floor.On USA Network's dramedy "Necessary Roughness," Mehcad Brooks plays Terrence "TK" King, a star player for the New York Hawks NFL team. Starting after Wednesday's (June 19) episode, he can also been seen in a series of interactive ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Zap2It

  2. Today's News: Our Take - Exclusive Necessary Roughness First Look: Check Out Dani's New Office

    Necessary Roughness' Dani Santino (Callie Thorne) has left her private therapy practice and taken a job working full-time at a sports agency under Connor McClane (John Stamos). In Wednesday's episode, "Gimme Some Lovin'," Dani gets acquainted with her fancy new ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Daily Siftings Herald

  3. Exclusive Necessary Roughness First Look: Check Out Dani's New Office

    Necessary Roughness' Dani Santino (Callie Thorne) has left her private therapy practice and taken a job working full-time at a sports agency under Connor McClane (John Stamos). In Wednesday's episode, Gimme Some Lovin', Dani gets acquainted with her fancy new digs and realizes she'll have to get used to having an assistant.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: TV Guide

Quotes

  1. But the callous bravado shown in the article "undermines the civilian control of the military that is at the core of our democratic system, and it erodes the trust that's necessary for our team to work together to achieve our objectives in...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "It is clear that the framers and ratifiers of the 14th Amendment counted the right to keep and bear arms among those fundamental rights necessary to our system of ordered liberty," Alito wrote.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: BusinessWeek

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