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The bank will lend us more money, should the need arise.
The government recognizes the need for immediate action.
There isn't much need for further research.
We feel there is a need to improve internal communications.
We have no need of this old software now that we have a new system.
families in need
We try to help those most in need.
He came in tired and hungry and badly in need of a bath.
My car is in need of repair.
There's no need for you to stay late – I can finish this.
There's no need for all this violence.
This is the American English definition of need. View British English definition of need.