necessitate necessitate  /nə ˈsɛ sə ˌteɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) require as useful, just, or proper
  2. (v) cause to be a concomitant

Usage(s):

  1. I for one will proudly take steroids when they finally make ones that don't ruin your health, necessitate a shot, or require you to keep going to the gym after taking them.
  2. Still, they would need an incentive to cooperate, which would necessitate the sort of diplomatic quid pro quo on other issues that would stick in the craw of President Bush.
  3. Obama wants to force an end to the conflict in Iraq, while McCain thinks the dangers of a prompt withdrawal necessitate staying indefinitely.

News

  1. Needles Desert Star: News-front

    Interstate 40 project could necessitate lane closures in area NEEDLES — Motorists should be aware of possible lane closures during the day and possibly at night while the California Department of Transportation repaves Interstate 40 from the Arizona state line to Water Road.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Needles Desert Star

  2. Needles Desert Star: Front

    Interstate 40 project could necessitate lane closures in area NEEDLES — Motorists should be aware of possible lane closures during the day and possibly at night while the California Department of Transportation repaves Interstate 40 from the Arizona state line to Water Road.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Needles Desert Star

Quotes

  1. "I'd remind the kids that no matter where they are in life - (maybe) in circumstances that probably aren't ideal - that there is no circumstance that they're in that is insurmountable or would necessitate them just giving up," Palin said.
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Sarah Palin Source: Juneau Empire (registration)

  2. "The tenets of what I profess to believe necessitate that I exercise charity and tolerance as a way of life," Gibson, who has been married to wife Robyn for 26 years, wrote. "Every human being is God's child, and if I wish to honour my God I...
    on Aug 1, 2006 By: Mel Gibson Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "But the situation is very volatile and the trend is very negative, which may necessitate other actions in the future -- or not so much in the future, depending on the developments," Meridor said.
    on May 18, 2007 By: Sallai Meridor Source: Xinhua

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