Word of the Day: Need

need / ˈnēd   noun  
  1. an obligation
One who believes in himself has no need to convince others. Laozi, 601 BC-c. 531 BC  
  1. a lack of something vital or useful
There is no need like the lack of a friend. Irish Proverb  
  1. a physical or mental requirement
Above and beyond looking after your physical needs, it can be very helpful to think about what activities and hobbies make you smile. Tara Moss, 1973-  
  1. the condition or state of requiring aid
Everyone is in need of encouragement at some time. David Jeremiah, 1941-  
  1. a destitute condition
If you have enough strength to help yourself, you have enough strength to help those in need. Austin Carlile, 1987-   verb  
  1. to be necessary
What is worthwhile must needs be difficult. Latin Proverb  
  1. to require or have a lack of
We need Joy as we need air. We need Love as we need water. We need each other as we need the earth we share. Maya Angelou, 1928-2014  
  1. auxiliary verb, to be obligated
If the moon is with you, you need not care about the stars. African Proverb