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  1. need:
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  3. User Contributed Translations for need:
    • behoefte hebben aan


Detailed Translations for need from English to Dutch


to need verb (needs, needed, needing)

  1. to need (require; want)
    nodig hebben; behoeven; benodigen
    • nodig hebben verb (heb nodig, hebt nodig, heeft nodig, had nodig, hadden nodig, nodig gehad)
    • behoeven verb (behoef, behoeft, behoefde, behoefden, behoefd)
    • benodigen verb (benodig, benodigt, benodigde, benodigden, benodigd)
  2. to need (must; want; have to)
    willen; moeten; believen
    • willen verb (wil, wilt, wil/wilt, wilde, wilden, gewild)
    • moeten verb (moet, moest, moesten, gemoeten)
    • believen verb (belief, belieft, beliefde, beliefden, beliefd)
  3. to need
    • hoeven verb (hoef, hoeft, hoefde, hoefden, gehoeven)

Conjugations for need:

  1. need
  2. need
  3. needs
  4. need
  5. need
  6. need
simple past
  1. needed
  2. needed
  3. needed
  4. needed
  5. needed
  6. needed
present perfect
  1. have needed
  2. have needed
  3. has needed
  4. have needed
  5. have needed
  6. have needed
past continuous
  1. was needing
  2. were needing
  3. was needing
  4. were needing
  5. were needing
  6. were needing
  1. shall need
  2. will need
  3. will need
  4. shall need
  5. will need
  6. will need
continuous present
  1. am needing
  2. are needing
  3. is needing
  4. are needing
  5. are needing
  6. are needing
  1. be needed
  2. be needed
  3. be needed
  4. be needed
  5. be needed
  6. be needed
  1. need!
  2. let's need!
  3. needed
  4. needing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

need [the ~] noun

  1. the need (necessity; destitution; disaster; adversity)
    de behoeftigheid; de nood; de noodwendigheid
  2. the need (neediness; destitution)
    de behoeftigheid; de hulpbehoevendheid
  3. the need (helplessness)
    de hulpbehoevendheid; de nood
  4. the need (poverty; lack; paucity; )
    de armoede; het gebrek; de ellende

Translation Matrix for need:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
armoede dearth; destitution; hardship; lack; need; paucity; penury; poverty; want poverty
behoeftigheid adversity; destitution; disaster; necessity; need; neediness indigentness; of limited means; poorness
believen consent; discretion
ellende dearth; destitution; hardship; lack; need; paucity; penury; poverty; want accident; adversity; bad luck; calamity; destitution; disaster; evil; misery; misfortune; misère; reverse; sorrow; squalor; tribulation; trouble
gebrek dearth; destitution; hardship; lack; need; paucity; penury; poverty; want deficiency; disability; failure; famine; flaw; gap; handicap; impediment; lack; machine defect; needyness; paucity; physical defect; scantiness; scarcity; shortage; tightness; want
hulpbehoevendheid destitution; helplessness; need; neediness
moeten being forced to; being obliged to; having to
nood adversity; destitution; disaster; helplessness; necessity; need agony; crisis; emergency situation; ordeal; pain; state of emergency; test; testing; torment; torture
noodwendigheid adversity; destitution; disaster; necessity; need
- demand; indigence; motivation; motive; pauperisation; pauperism; pauperization; penury; want
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
behoeven need; require; want
believen have to; must; need; want do what you think is right; fancy; like; please; think fit
benodigen need; require; want
hoeven need
moeten have to; must; need; want be obliged to; ought to; should
nodig hebben need; require; want
willen have to; must; need; want like to; want; wish
- ask; call for; demand; involve; necessitate; postulate; require; take; want
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- call for; demand; lack; require; want

Related Words for "need":

  • needing, needs

Synonyms for "need":

Antonyms for "need":

  • obviate

Related Definitions for "need":

  1. the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior1
  2. anything that is necessary but lacking1
    • he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs1
  3. a condition requiring relief1
    • she satisfied his need for affection1
    • God has no need of men to accomplish His work1
  4. a state of extreme poverty or destitution1
    • a general state of need exists among the homeless1
  5. have need of1
  6. have or feel a need for1
    • always needing friends and money1
  7. require as useful, just, or proper1

Wiktionary Translations for need:

  1. to be obliged to
  2. to want strongly
  3. to have an absolute requirement for
  1. something needed
  1. behoefte aan iets hebben
  2. datgene waar men niet buiten kan
  1. nodig hebben

Cross Translation:
need behoefte Bedarf — etwas, das gebraucht wird
need behoefte Bedürfnisallgemein: der Wunsch oder das Verlangen nach etwas
need noodzaak Notwendigkeit — eine unvermeidliche Handlung oder Unterlassung, Entscheidung beziehungsweise Gegenstand
need vergen; nodig hebben benötigen — etwas haben müssen
need behoefte besoin — Privation, indigence (sens general)
need nood; noodzaak nécessitécaractère de ce qui est absolument obligatoire, indispensable, de ce dont on ne peut se passer.
need hoeven; behoeven; nodig hebben; toe zijn aan requérirprier, demander quelqu’un.

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