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? The probability of getting the word need in scrabble is 1 out of every 2476 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 dance
Addend (6 letters) 9 +4 points addend
Aden (4 letters) 5 aden
Adnate (6 letters) 7 +2 points aadent
Adnexa (6 letters) 14 +9 points adnexa
Advent (6 letters) 10 +5 points advent
Andean (6 letters) 7 +2 points andean
Andes (5 letters) 6 +1 points andes
Andrew (6 letters) 10 +5 points andrew
Anode (5 letters) 6 +1 points anode
Append (6 letters) 11 +6 points append
Ardent (6 letters) 7 +2 points ardent
Arendt (6 letters) 7 +2 points ardent
Ascend (6 letters) 9 +4 points dances
Attend (6 letters) 7 +2 points attend
Auden (5 letters) 6 +1 points auden
Awned (5 letters) 9 +4 points awned
Banded (6 letters) 10 +5 points banded
Banned (6 letters) 9 +4 points banned
Bedpan (6 letters) 11 +6 points bedpan
Bed On (6 letters)
Bend (4 letters) 7 +2 points bend
Benday (6 letters) 12 +7 points benday
Bended (6 letters) 10 +5 points bended
Bender (6 letters) 9 +4 points bender
Bends (5 letters) 8 +3 points bends
Bendy (5 letters) 11 +6 points bendy
Beyond (6 letters) 12 +7 points beyond
Bonded (6 letters) 10 +5 points bonded
Bonder (6 letters) 9 +4 points rebond
Boned (5 letters) 8 +3 points boned
Burden (6 letters) 9 +4 points burden
Burned (6 letters) 9 +4 points burden
By End (6 letters)
Cadent (6 letters) 9 +4 points cadent
Canned (6 letters) 9 +4 points canned
Canted (6 letters) 9 +4 points cadent
Cedarn (6 letters) 9 +4 points dancer
Coned (5 letters) 8 +3 points coned
Corned (6 letters) 9 +4 points corned
Danaea (6 letters) 7 +2 points danaea
Dance (5 letters) 8 +3 points dance
Dancer (6 letters) 9 +4 points dancer
Dances (6 letters) 9 +4 points dances
Dander (6 letters) 8 +3 points darned
Dane (4 letters) 5 aden
Danes (5 letters) 6 +1 points andes
Dante (5 letters) 6 +1 points dante
Danube (6 letters) 9 +4 points danube
Darned (6 letters) 8 +3 points darned
Deacon (6 letters) 9 +4 points deacon
Deaden (6 letters) 8 +3 points deaden
Dean (4 letters) 5 aden
Debone (6 letters) 9 +4 points bdeeno
Decant (6 letters) 9 +4 points cadent
Decent (6 letters) 9 +4 points cdeent
Deepen (6 letters) 9 +4 points deepen
Den (3 letters) 4 den
Denary (6 letters) 10 +5 points denary
Deneb (5 letters) 8 +3 points deneb
Denote (6 letters) 7 +2 points denote
Dense (5 letters) 6 +1 points dense
Densen (6 letters) 7 +2 points densen
Dent (4 letters) 5 dent
Dented (6 letters) 8 +3 points dented
Denude (6 letters) 8 +3 points ddeenu
Denver (6 letters) 10 +5 points deenrv
Deny (4 letters) 8 +3 points deny
Depend (6 letters) 10 +5 points depend
Depone (6 letters) 9 +4 points depone
Detent (6 letters) 7 +2 points netted
Detenu (6 letters) 7 +2 points detenu
Devon (5 letters) 9 +4 points devon
Dewan (5 letters) 9 +4 points awned
Dexone (6 letters) 14 +9 points dexone
Docent (6 letters) 9 +4 points docent
Donate (6 letters) 7 +2 points adenot
Done (4 letters) 5 done
Donee (5 letters) 6 +1 points donee
Donne (5 letters) 6 +1 points donne
Donnee (6 letters) 7 +2 points donnee
Downed (6 letters) 11 +6 points downed
Downer (6 letters) 10 +5 points downer
Doyen (5 letters) 9 +4 points doyen
Dozen (5 letters) 15 +10 points dozen
Dozens (6 letters) 16 +11 points dozens
Drone (5 letters) 6 +1 points drone
Dryden (6 letters) 11 +6 points dryden
Dudeen (6 letters) 8 +3 points ddeenu
Duenna (6 letters) 7 +2 points duenna
Dunce (5 letters) 8 +3 points dunce
Dune (4 letters) 5 dune
Dunner (6 letters) 7 +2 points dunner
Dyne (4 letters) 8 +3 points deny
Earned (6 letters) 7 +2 points adeenr
Eden (4 letters) 5 need
Encode (6 letters) 9 +4 points encode
End (3 letters) 4 den
Endear (6 letters) 7 +2 points adeenr
Ended (5 letters) 7 +2 points ended
Ender (5 letters) 6 +1 points deenr
Endow (5 letters) 9 +4 points nowed
Endue (5 letters) 6 +1 points endue
Endued (6 letters) 8 +3 points ddeenu
Endure (6 letters) 7 +2 points endure
End On (6 letters)
End Up (6 letters)
Ened (4 letters) 5 need
Ennead (6 letters) 7 +2 points ennead
Enured (6 letters) 7 +2 points endure
Errand (6 letters) 7 +2 points errand
Expand (6 letters) 16 +11 points expand
Expend (6 letters) 16 +11 points expend
Extend (6 letters) 14 +9 points deentx
Nacred (6 letters) 9 +4 points dancer
Naed (4 letters) 5 aden
Napped (6 letters) 11 +6 points append
Neddy (5 letters) 10 +5 points neddy
Need (4 letters) 5 need
Needed (6 letters) 8 +3 points needed
Needer (6 letters) 7 +2 points deeenr
Needs (5 letters) 6 +1 points dense
Needy (5 letters) 9 +4 points deeny
Nerd (4 letters) 5 rend
Nered (5 letters) 6 +1 points deenr
Neruda (6 letters) 7 +2 points neruda
Netted (6 letters) 7 +2 points netted
Nevada (6 letters) 10 +5 points nevada
Node (4 letters) 5 done
Noded (5 letters) 7 +2 points noded
Nodose (6 letters) 7 +2 points nodose
Nosed (5 letters) 6 +1 points nosed
Noted (5 letters) 6 +1 points toned
Nowed (5 letters) 9 +4 points nowed
No End (6 letters)
Nursed (6 letters) 7 +2 points nursed
Nysed (5 letters) 9 +4 points nysed
Onred (5 letters) 6 +1 points drone
On End (6 letters)
Opened (6 letters) 9 +4 points depone
Owned (5 letters) 9 +4 points nowed
Pander (6 letters) 9 +4 points repand
Pawned (6 letters) 12 +7 points pawned
Pedant (6 letters) 9 +4 points pedant
Pend (4 letters) 7 +2 points pend
Penned (6 letters) 9 +4 points penned
Pentad (6 letters) 9 +4 points pedant
Pernod (6 letters) 9 +4 points pernod
Ponder (6 letters) 9 +4 points pernod
Pruned (6 letters) 9 +4 points pruned
Redan (5 letters) 6 +1 points redan
Redden (6 letters) 8 +3 points redden
Redon (5 letters) 6 +1 points drone
Rend (4 letters) 5 rend
Render (6 letters) 7 +2 points render
Rented (6 letters) 7 +2 points tender
Repand (6 letters) 9 +4 points repand
Retund (6 letters) 7 +2 points turned
Rodent (6 letters) 7 +2 points rodent
Sadden (6 letters) 8 +3 points sadden
Sander (6 letters) 7 +2 points sander
Scend (5 letters) 8 +3 points scend
Seanad (6 letters) 7 +2 points seanad
Second (6 letters) 9 +4 points sncdeo
Sedan (5 letters) 6 +1 points andes
Send (4 letters) 5 send
Sendee (6 letters) 7 +2 points sendee
Sender (6 letters) 7 +2 points sender
Sendup (6 letters) 9 +4 points sendup
Sensed (6 letters) 7 +2 points sensed
Snead (5 letters) 6 +1 points andes
Sodden (6 letters) 8 +3 points sodden
Spend (5 letters) 8 +3 points spend
Stoned (6 letters) 7 +2 points stoned
Sudden (6 letters) 8 +3 points sudden
Sundae (6 letters) 7 +2 points sundae
Sunder (6 letters) 7 +2 points nursed
Sundew (6 letters) 10 +5 points sundew
Sweden (6 letters) 10 +5 points sweden
Sydney (6 letters) 13 +8 points sydney
Tanned (6 letters) 7 +2 points netdna
Tend (4 letters) 5 dent
Tender (6 letters) 7 +2 points tender
Tendon (6 letters) 7 +2 points tendon
Tensed (6 letters) 7 +2 points tensed
Tented (6 letters) 7 +2 points netted
Toned (5 letters) 6 +1 points toned
Trend (5 letters) 6 +1 points trend
Trendy (6 letters) 10 +5 points trendy
Tuned (5 letters) 6 +1 points tuned
Turned (6 letters) 7 +2 points turned
Unawed (6 letters) 10 +5 points unawed
Unbend (6 letters) 9 +4 points unbend
Unced (5 letters) 8 +3 points dunce
Under (5 letters) 6 +1 points durne
Undoer (6 letters) 7 +2 points undoer
Undone (6 letters) 7 +2 points undone
Undset (6 letters) 7 +2 points undset
Undue (5 letters) 6 +1 points undue
Undyed (6 letters) 11 +6 points undyed
Unowed (6 letters) 10 +5 points unowed
Unread (6 letters) 7 +2 points neruda
Unused (6 letters) 7 +2 points enuuds
Unwed (5 letters) 9 +4 points unwed
Upbend (6 letters) 11 +6 points upbend
Upend (5 letters) 8 +3 points upend
Vaned (5 letters) 9 +4 points vaned
Vend (4 letters) 8 +3 points vend
Vendee (6 letters) 10 +5 points deeenv
Vender (6 letters) 10 +5 points deenrv
Vendor (6 letters) 10 +5 points vendor
Vendue (6 letters) 10 +5 points deenuv
Vented (6 letters) 10 +5 points vented
Verdun (6 letters) 10 +5 points verdun
Wander (6 letters) 10 +5 points andrew
Wanted (6 letters) 10 +5 points wanted
Warden (6 letters) 10 +5 points andrew
Warn (4 letters) 7 +2 points warn
Weaned (6 letters) 10 +5 points weaned
Wend (4 letters) 8 +3 points wend
Woden (5 letters) 9 +4 points nowed
Wonder (6 letters) 10 +5 points downer
Wonted (6 letters) 10 +5 points wonted
Wooden (6 letters) 10 +5 points wooden
Yonder (6 letters) 10 +5 points yonder
Zend (4 letters) 14 +9 points zend
Zoned (5 letters) 15 +10 points dozen


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