needed needed  /ˈni dəd/


  • (adj) necessary for relief or supply



  1. As its characters lectured a high school class about terrorism, the show figuratively and patronizingly reduced its audience to schoolchildren who needed a lesson.
  2. I needed a break, that was for sure.
  3. It was homely, but everyone needed it.


  1. Help needed for sinkholes

    Volunteers are needed to help with erosion control at two sinkholes in the Pigeon River Country State Forest.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Cheboygan Daily Tribune

  2. Volunteers needed for Flag Day

    Help will be needed setting up and taking down flags along the Avenue of Flags Friday for Flag Day.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fremont Tribune

  3. Needed PT/FT Professional Mature Energetic Person to fill our Customer

    Needed PT/FT Professional Mature Energetic Person to fill our Customer Service Position We offer extensive training, salary plus encentives, outstanding benefits package and flexible schedule. (Mom's w/school age children do great!) Forward Resume to
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel


  1. He warned of the spread of "a patchwork of local immigration rules where we all know one clear national standard is needed."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  2. Last week, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the bank will "act as needed" to prevent the credit market problems from dragging down the overall economy, but made no indication of plans to cut interest rates anytime soon.
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Washington Post

  3. "We have the feeling — but we will continue to observe that with great attention — that what is needed in terms of level of interventions on our part has been progressively diminishing," Trichet said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: The Associated Press

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