View definitions for needing


adjective as in desiring

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adjective as in lacking

adjective as in short

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Equity would mean we drive more vaccine doses to the countries most in need.

From Vox

The development of a vaccine—particularly at the scale of supporting the needs of the entire population—takes time.

From Fortune

Eric Schoenstein, a managing director and portfolio manager at Jensen Investment Management, likes Stryker, a top producer of orthopedic implants, joint replacements, and other technology that caters to the needs of an aging population.

From Fortune

Covington, who is under contract for the next two seasons, cleanly fills that need.

Electrocoagulation could add 25 to 60 million gallons a day of cleaner water to the region’s needs, he estimated.

Satirists occupy a perilous position—to skewer dogma and cant, and to antagonize the establishment while needing its protection.

Back then, no one ever imagined needing to beam live video to ground troops from a fighter jet.

Just wanted to place it in the context of slates needing picture choices that throw off revenue to make the numbers work.

De la Renta was a confident thoroughbred, never needing to scream for attention.

WardsWiki (as it became known) allowed anyone to edit and contribute, without even needing a password.

It was a fact, needing no attestation, that the mass of mankind had always lived in a state of slavery.

This matter is one concerning my devotions—a private matter surely, and needing no confessions from you.

Jealous possibly of a too brilliant general, certainly averse from costly and fruitless campaigns and needing the Legio II.

Very true, in other days, the bank had given him a rating as not needing endorsers if he sought a loan.

Here was one who said exactly the right things, without needing any prompting whatever.


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