|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.
This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent.
|Anything that is necessary but lacking.|
He had sufficient means to meet his simple needs.
I tried to supply his wants.
|Have need of.|
This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner.
|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.
|A state of extreme poverty or destitution.|
Their indigence appalled him.
A general state of need exists among the homeless.