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We found 47 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word necessity:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. necessity: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. necessity: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. necessity: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. necessity: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. necessity: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. necessity: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Necessity, necessity: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. necessity: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. necessity: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. necessity: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. necessity: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. necessity: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. necessity: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. necessity: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. necessity: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. necessity: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  17. Necessity (criminal law), Necessity (novel), Necessity (tort), Necessity: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Necessity: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. necessity: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. necessity: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. necessity: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. necessity: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Necessity: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  24. Necessity: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. necessity: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. necessity: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. necessity: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. necessity: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. necessity: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. necessity: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. necessity: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. necessity: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Necessity: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  3. necessity: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. NECESSITY: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  5. necessity: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  6. necessity: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Necessity: Cybernetics and Systems [home, info]
  2. Necessity (logic), Necessity (modal logic), necessity: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. necessity: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. necessity: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. necessity: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Necessity: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. necessity: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Necessity: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (necessity)

noun:  anything indispensable
noun:  the condition of being essential or indispensable

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Phrases that include necessity:   necessity is the mother of invention, medical necessity, certificate of convenience and necessity, rule of necessity, accidental necessity, more...

Words similar to necessity:   essential, necessary, necessities, requirement, requisite, more...

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