4 Letters
2 Consonants
2 Vowels
1 Syllables
Type Of Speech
You can use need as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
Origin/Roots
Middle English
School Grade
Need is set as a grade two word that starts with n, ends with d, 1 syllables, 2 vowels and 4 letters.
Scrabble
Is need a scrabble word? A 5 point word in scrabble. Probability, odds and more information is coming soon.
About Need
A 1 syllables noun with the letters d, e and n, 2 consonants, 2 vowels and 1 syllables. The starting characters are n, ne, nee, and ending characters are d, ed, eed, with 4 letters. Need is also a double vowel (ee) word. View the double vowel words list.
Noun Examples
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 behavior;
"we did not understand his motivation";
"he acted with the best of motives"
anything that is necessary but lacking;
"he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs";
"I tried to supply his wants"
a condition requiring relief;
"she satisfied his need for affection";
"God has no need of men to accomplish His work";
"there is a demand for jobs"
a state of extreme poverty or destitution;
"their indigence appalled him";
"a general state of need exists among the homeless"
Verb Examples
have need of;
"This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
have or feel a need for;
"always needing friends and money"
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";

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Need"

There are 605 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to need.

Synonym Definition
Absencefailure to be present
Accenta diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
Activatingthe activity of causing to have energy and be active
Activationmaking active and effective (as a bomb)
Activea person devoted to the active life
Activityany specific activity
"they avoided all recreational activity"
Actuating
Actuationthe act of propelling
Adoa rapid bustling commotion
Aimhave an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

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Anagrams

There are 3 anagrams from need.

Anagram Definition
Needthe psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal
the reason for the action
that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
"we did not understand his motivation"
"he acted with the best of motives"
Edena beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation
when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man)
Ened

View English words with the unique letters used in need. Words With The Letters Den

Derives

Need derives from 6 words.

Word Definition
Actuateput in motion or move to act
"trigger a reaction"
"actuate the circuits"
Inciteprovoke or stir up
"incite a riot"
"set off great unrest among the people"
Motivategive an incentive for action
"This moved me to sacrifice my career"
Movethe act of deciding to do something
"he didn''t make a move to help"
"his first move was to hire a lawyer"
Prompt(computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
Propelcause to move forward with force
"Steam propels this ship"

Hypernyms

Need has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Psychological Feature

Hyponyms

There are 11 hyponyms for need

Word Definition
Ethical Motive
Ethicsthe philosophical study of moral values and rules
Impulsethe act of applying force suddenly;
"the impulse knocked him over"
Irrational Motive
Lifeliving things collectively;
"the oceans are teeming with life"
Mental Energy
Moralityconcern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong;
right or good conduct
Moralsmotivation based on ideas of right and wrong
Psychic Energy
Rational Motive

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The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word need.

Is need a scrabble word or playable in Words With Friends? The probability of getting the word need in scrabble is 1 out of every 2476 games and Words With Friends is 1 out of every 2358 games. This 5 point 4 letter scrabble word can be rearranged 12 ways, but what other words can be made with the letters d, e and n? Here is a list of 227 words with the letters d, e and n for better points possible on the board.

Word Scrabble Words With Friends Word Chums 4Pics1Word Jumble
Acned (5 letters) 8 +3 points 10 dance
Addend (6 letters) 9 +4 points 10 addend
Aden (4 letters) 5 6 aden
Adnate (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 aadent
Adnexa (6 letters) 14 +9 points 15 adnexa
Advent (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 advent
Andean (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 andean
Andes (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 andes
Andrew (6 letters) 10 +5 points 11 andrew
Anode (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 anode
Append (6 letters) 11 +6 points 14 append
Ardent (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 ardent
Arendt (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 ardent
Ascend (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 dances
Attend (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 attend
Auden (5 letters) 6 +1 points 8 auden
Awned (5 letters) 9 +4 points 10 awned
Banded (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 banded
Banned (6 letters) 9 +4 points 12 banned
Bedpan (6 letters) 11 +6 points 14 bedpan
Bed On (6 letters)
Bend (4 letters) 7 +2 points 9 bend
Benday (6 letters) 12 +7 points 13 benday
Bended (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 bended
Bender (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 bender
Bends (5 letters) 8 +3 points 10 bends
Bendy (5 letters) 11 +6 points 12 bendy
Beyond (6 letters) 12 +7 points 13 beyond
Bonded (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 bonded
Bonder (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 rebond
Boned (5 letters) 8 +3 points 10 boned
Burden (6 letters) 9 +4 points 12 burden
Burned (6 letters) 9 +4 points 12 burden
By End (6 letters)
Cadent (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 cadent
Canned (6 letters) 9 +4 points 12 canned
Canted (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 cadent
Cedarn (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 dancer
Coned (5 letters) 8 +3 points 10 coned
Corned (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 corned
Danaea (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 danaea
Dance (5 letters) 8 +3 points 10 dance
Dancer (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 dancer
Dances (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 dances
Dander (6 letters) 8 +3 points 9 darned
Dane (4 letters) 5 6 aden
Danes (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 andes
Dante (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 dante
Danube (6 letters) 9 +4 points 12 danube
Darned (6 letters) 8 +3 points 9 darned
Deacon (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 deacon
Deaden (6 letters) 8 +3 points 9 deaden
Dean (4 letters) 5 6 aden
Debone (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 bdeeno
Decant (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 cadent
Decent (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 cdeent
Deepen (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 deepen
Den (3 letters) 4 5 den
Denary (6 letters) 10 +5 points 10 denary
Deneb (5 letters) 8 +3 points 10 deneb
Denote (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 denote
Dense (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 dense
Densen (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 densen
Dent (4 letters) 5 6 dent
Dented (6 letters) 8 +3 points 9 dented
Denude (6 letters) 8 +3 points 10 ddeenu
Denver (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 deenrv
Deny (4 letters) 8 +3 points 8 deny
Depend (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 depend
Depone (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 depone
Detent (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 netted
Detenu (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 detenu
Devon (5 letters) 9 +4 points 11 devon
Dewan (5 letters) 9 +4 points 10 awned
Dexone (6 letters) 14 +9 points 15 dexone
Docent (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 docent
Donate (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 adenot
Done (4 letters) 5 6 done
Donee (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 donee
Donne (5 letters) 6 +1 points 8 donne
Donnee (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 donnee
Downed (6 letters) 11 +6 points 12 downed
Downer (6 letters) 10 +5 points 11 downer
Doyen (5 letters) 9 +4 points 9 doyen
Dozen (5 letters) 15 +10 points 16 dozen
Dozens (6 letters) 16 +11 points 17 dozens
Drone (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 drone
Dryden (6 letters) 11 +6 points 11 dryden
Dudeen (6 letters) 8 +3 points 10 ddeenu
Duenna (6 letters) 7 +2 points 10 duenna
Dunce (5 letters) 8 +3 points 11 dunce
Dune (4 letters) 5 7 dune
Dunner (6 letters) 7 +2 points 10 dunner
Dyne (4 letters) 8 +3 points 8 deny
Earned (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 adeenr
Eden (4 letters) 5 6 need
Encode (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 encode
End (3 letters) 4 5 den
Endear (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 adeenr
Ended (5 letters) 7 +2 points 8 ended
Ender (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 deenr
Endow (5 letters) 9 +4 points 10 nowed
Endue (5 letters) 6 +1 points 8 endue
Endued (6 letters) 8 +3 points 10 ddeenu
Endure (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 endure
End On (6 letters)
End Up (6 letters)
Ened (4 letters) 5 6 need
Ennead (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 ennead
Enured (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 endure
Errand (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 errand
Expand (6 letters) 16 +11 points 18 expand
Expend (6 letters) 16 +11 points 18 expend
Extend (6 letters) 14 +9 points 15 deentx
Nacred (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 dancer
Naed (4 letters) 5 6 aden
Napped (6 letters) 11 +6 points 14 append
Neddy (5 letters) 10 +5 points 10 neddy
Need (4 letters) 5 6 need
Needed (6 letters) 8 +3 points 9 needed
Needer (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 deeenr
Needs (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 dense
Needy (5 letters) 9 +4 points 9 deeny
Nerd (4 letters) 5 6 rend
Nered (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 deenr
Neruda (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 neruda
Netted (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 netted
Nevada (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 nevada
Node (4 letters) 5 6 done
Noded (5 letters) 7 +2 points 8 noded
Nodose (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 nodose
Nosed (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 nosed
Noted (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 toned
Nowed (5 letters) 9 +4 points 10 nowed
No End (6 letters)
Nursed (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 nursed
Nysed (5 letters) 9 +4 points 9 nysed
Onred (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 drone
On End (6 letters)
Opened (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 depone
Owned (5 letters) 9 +4 points 10 nowed
Pander (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 repand
Pawned (6 letters) 12 +7 points 14 pawned
Pedant (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 pedant
Pend (4 letters) 7 +2 points 9 pend
Penned (6 letters) 9 +4 points 12 penned
Pentad (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 pedant
Pernod (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 pernod
Ponder (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 pernod
Pruned (6 letters) 9 +4 points 12 pruned
Redan (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 redan
Redden (6 letters) 8 +3 points 9 redden
Redon (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 drone
Rend (4 letters) 5 6 rend
Render (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 render
Rented (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 tender
Repand (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 repand
Retund (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 turned
Rodent (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 rodent
Sadden (6 letters) 8 +3 points 9 sadden
Sander (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 sander
Scend (5 letters) 8 +3 points 10 scend
Seanad (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 seanad
Second (6 letters) 9 +4 points 11 sncdeo
Sedan (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 andes
Send (4 letters) 5 6 send
Sendee (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 sendee
Sender (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 sender
Sendup (6 letters) 9 +4 points 12 sendup
Sensed (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 sensed
Snead (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 andes
Sodden (6 letters) 8 +3 points 9 sodden
Spend (5 letters) 8 +3 points 10 spend
Stoned (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 stoned
Sudden (6 letters) 8 +3 points 10 sudden
Sundae (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 sundae
Sunder (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 nursed
Sundew (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 sundew
Sweden (6 letters) 10 +5 points 11 sweden
Sydney (6 letters) 13 +8 points 12 sydney
Tanned (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 netdna
Tend (4 letters) 5 6 dent
Tender (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 tender
Tendon (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 tendon
Tensed (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 tensed
Tented (6 letters) 7 +2 points 8 netted
Toned (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 toned
Trend (5 letters) 6 +1 points 7 trend
Trendy (6 letters) 10 +5 points 10 trendy
Tuned (5 letters) 6 +1 points 8 tuned
Turned (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 turned
Unawed (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 unawed
Unbend (6 letters) 9 +4 points 13 unbend
Unced (5 letters) 8 +3 points 11 dunce
Under (5 letters) 6 +1 points 8 durne
Undoer (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 undoer
Undone (6 letters) 7 +2 points 10 undone
Undset (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 undset
Undue (5 letters) 6 +1 points 9 undue
Undyed (6 letters) 11 +6 points 12 undyed
Unowed (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 unowed
Unread (6 letters) 7 +2 points 9 neruda
Unused (6 letters) 7 +2 points 10 enuuds
Unwed (5 letters) 9 +4 points 11 unwed
Upbend (6 letters) 11 +6 points 15 upbend
Upend (5 letters) 8 +3 points 11 upend
Vaned (5 letters) 9 +4 points 11 vaned
Vend (4 letters) 8 +3 points 10 vend
Vendee (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 deeenv
Vender (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 deenrv
Vendor (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 vendor
Vendue (6 letters) 10 +5 points 13 deenuv
Vented (6 letters) 10 +5 points 12 vented
Verdun (6 letters) 10 +5 points 13 verdun
Wander (6 letters) 10 +5 points 11 andrew
Wanted (6 letters) 10 +5 points 11 wanted
Warden (6 letters) 10 +5 points 11 andrew
Warn (4 letters) 7 +2 points 8 warn
Weaned (6 letters) 10 +5 points 11 weaned
Wend (4 letters) 8 +3 points 9 wend
Woden (5 letters) 9 +4 points 10 nowed
Wonder (6 letters) 10 +5 points 11 downer
Wonted (6 letters) 10 +5 points 11 wonted
Wooden (6 letters) 10 +5 points 11 wooden
Yonder (6 letters) 10 +5 points 10 yonder
Zend (4 letters) 14 +9 points 15 zend
Zoned (5 letters) 15 +10 points 16 dozen


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