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necessity 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/nəˈsesətē/,
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necessities, plural;
  1. The fact of being required or indispensable
    • - the necessity of providing parental guidance should be apparent
    • - the necessity for law and order
  2. Unavoidability
    • - the necessity of growing old
  3. A state of things or circumstances enforcing a certain course
    • - created more by necessity than design
  4. An indispensable thing
    • - a good book is a necessity when traveling
  5. The principle according to which something must be so, by virtue either of logic or of natural law

  6. A condition that cannot be otherwise, or a statement asserting this


  1. the condition of being essential or indispensable
  2. anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"
  3. In U.S. criminal law, necessity may be either a possible justification or an exculpation for breaking the law. ...
  4. Modal logic is a type of formal logic that extends the standards of formal logic to include the elements of modality (for example, possibility and necessity). Modals qualify the truth of a judgment. ...
  5. In tort common law, the defense of necessity gives the State or an individual a privilege to take or use the property of another. A defendant typically invokes the defense of necessity only against the intentional torts of trespass to chattels, trespass to land, or conversion. ...
  6. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; The condition of being needy or necessitous; pressing need; indigence; want; That which is necessary; a requisite; something indispensable; That which makes an act or an event unavoidable; irresistible force; ...
  7. (Necessities) Squats, deadlifts, presses, sprints, recovery.  Everything else are just details, and usually pointless.
  8. (Necessities) Purchases that are required for the sustenance of life without being excessive.  For example, food, clothing, shelter, etc.
  9. (Necessities) those things that parents have a legal obligation to provide for their children and that one spouse has the responsibility to provide for the other. These usually include food, clothing, housing, and medical care.
  10. Differentia: Required to achieve some specific end
  11. characteristic of an event in which there were no other logically or physically possible outcomes.
  12. a priori recognizable, necessary principles say what is evidence for what.^[25] Relying on a priori insight, one can therefore always recognize on reflection whether one's mental states are evidence for p.^[26]
  13. In like manner necessity is predicated of essences. They are necessary in that, though they may be merely possible and contingent, each must of necessity always be itself. ...
  14. here, events that are triggered and controlled by mechanical forces that (together with initial conditions) reliably lead to given – sometimes simple (an unsupported heavy object falls) but also perhaps complicated — outcomes. (Newtonian dynamics is the classical model of such necessity. ...
  15. To fulfill requirements for easement of right of way of necessity, the necessity must be actual, real, and reasonable, as distinguished from inconvenience, but it need not be absolute and irresistible necessity.
  16. Something we need, or something that everybody else has.  Necessities are always cultural and (in this culture) usually commercial.  In his trenchant essay “A Sad Heart at the Supermarket,” poet Randall Jarrell noted that in American “the frontier of necessity” always moves forward. ...
  17. DUI Defense law attorneys can request, if prove:  1. The accused acted in an emergency to prevent a significant bodily harm or evil to himself or somebody else; 2. He had no adequate legal alternative; 3. The defendant's acts did not create a greater danger than the one avoided; 4. ...
  18. n. The mother of invention. Profit is the father.
  19. has no Law; I know some Attorneys of the name.
  20. This defence applies where a defendant intentionally causes damage in order to prevent greater damage. It may turn out that the defendant need not have taken action at all, but so long as the action taken was reasonable in the circumstances the defence will still apply.
  21. and necessarily can add to their difficulty.