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Need - Ku lava

Need is an English word meaning "Ku lava" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of need
- Need n
- A condition requiring relief; "she satisfied his need for affection"; "God has no need of men to accomplish His work"; "there is a demand for jobs" [syn: {demand}]
- Anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants" [syn: {want}]
- 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; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives" [syn: {motivation}, {motive}]
- A state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless" [syn: {indigence}, {penury}, {beggary}, {pauperism}, {pauperization}] v
- Require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulates a patient's consent" [syn: {necessitate}, {ask}, {postulate}, {require}, {take}, {involve}, {call for}, {demand}] [ant: {obviate}]
- Have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner" [syn: {want}, {require}]
- Have or feel a need for; "always needing friends and money"
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