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Synonyms for necessitate
nəˈsɛs ɪˌteɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand(verb)

    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 postulate a patient's consent"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, pick up, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, lead, ingest, inquire, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, hold, choose, study, learn, fill, bespeak, invite, imply, consume, drive, hire, posit, consider, need, rent, pick out, collect, quest, contract, adopt, film, remove, demand, gather up, lease, take aim, want, take up, train, strike, use up, select, take, engage, make, claim, regard, enquire, request, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, call for, affect, expect, bring, command, submit, convey, shoot, aim, direct, contend, charter, get, contain, take in, subscribe, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, accept, guide, admit, ask, conduct

    Antonyms:
    eliminate, obviate, rid of

  2. necessitate(verb)

    cause to be a concomitant

    Synonyms:
    take, involve, require, demand, ask, postulate, call for, need

    Antonyms:
    obviate, rid of, eliminate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. necessitate

    To compel one to an act is to secure its performance by the use of irresistible physical or moral force. Force implies primarily an actual physical process, absolutely subduing all resistance. Coerce implies the actual or potential use of so much force as may be necessary to secure the surrender of the will; the American secessionists contended that the Federal government had no right to coerce a State. Constrain implies the yielding of judgment and will, and in some cases of inclination or affection, to an overmastering power; as, "the love of Christ constraineth us," 2 Cor. v, 14. Compare DRIVE; INFLUENCE.

    See synonyms for HINDER.

    Synonyms:
    coerce, compel, constrain, drive, force, make, oblige

    Preposition:
    The soldiers were compelled to desertion: preferably with the infinitive, compelled to desert.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. necessitate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    compel, force, oblige, make necessary, render unavoidable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    require

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How to use necessitate in a sentence?

  1. Occam:

    Pluralitas non ponenda est sine necessitate

  2. Chief Executive John Cryan:

    Quintin's treatment plan is still being finalised, but it will necessitate his full-time focus for the foreseeable future as he undergoes further tests and consultations.

  3. Dan Erickson:

    0.03 chance ofdying fromCOVIDin the state ofCalifornia, does that necessitatesheltering in place?Does that necessitate shuttingdown medical systems?Does that necessitate peoplebeing out of work ?


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