(n.) A state that requires supply or relief; pressing occasion for something; necessity; urgent want.
(n.) Want of the means of subsistence; poverty; indigence; destitution.
(n.) That which is needful; anything necessary to be done; (pl.) necessary things; business.
(n.) Situation of need; peril; danger.
(n.) To be in want of; to have cause or occasion for; to lack; to require, as supply or relief.
(v. i.) To be wanted; to be necessary.
(adv.) Of necessity. See Needs.