Synonyms for Need:
n.element, essence, priority, concern, core, staple, key, basis, burning issue/question, feature. depend on, desideratum, call, cry out for, necessary, rely on, could do with something. Exigence. precondition, condition, prerequisite. over. imperative, burden, duty, responsibility, charge, commitment. pennilessness, penuriousness, destitution, impecuniousness, poverty, rich, Impecuniosity. •absence (noun)
fondness, greed, eagerness, lust, hunger, Ardency, desire, amorousness, acquisitiveness, yearning, thirst, hope, wish, craving, urge, passion, itch, expectation, longing, covetousness.
•emergency; pressing lack (noun)
gap, segmental, sectional, lack, hiatus, incompleteness, fraction, shortcoming, deficiency, shortfall, curtailment, shortage, omission, discontinuity, deficit, insufficiency, scantiness, part, fragmentation.
of necessity, vital, at all costs, indispensable, without fail, compulsory, obligatory, basic.
necessity, obligation, compulsion, mandate, requirement, inexorability, must, constraint.
indigence, insufficiency, penury, impecuniousness, inadequacy, shortage, pennilessness, destitution, want, lack.
•want, requirement (noun)
demand, charge, duty, must, obligation, longing, wish, ought, compulsion, commitment, desideratum.
fancy, covet, hanker, pine, want, long, yearn, welcome, expect, crave, grasp.
desire, hunger, covet, crave, lust, thirst, want.
necessitate, oblige, accommodate, favor, require, demand, indulge, constrain.
•want something (verb)
thirst, covet, yearn, long, crave, lust, pine, necessitate, call for, miss, require, hunger, hanker, desire.
precondition, cry out for, penuriousness, Impecuniosity, impecuniousness, pennilessness. prerequisite, Exigence. commitment, imperative. duty, responsibility. depend on. burden. condition. •call for