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need Tweet Definition of need Like Definition of need on Facebook
noun 
  1. Something needed.
I've always tried to have few needs beyond food, clothing and shelter.
verb 
  1. (transitive): To have an absolute requirement for.
Living things water to survive.
  1. (transitive): To want strongly; to feel that one must have something.
After ten days of hiking, I needed a shower and a shave.
  1. (modal verb) To be obliged or required to.
You not go if you don't want to.
     
neither Tweet Definition of neither Like Definition of neither on Facebook
adjective Sometimes called a determiner<br>
  1. not one of two; not either
    • definition seems correct
adverb 
  1. similarly not
    • just as you would not correct it, would I
pronoun 
  1. not either one
    • because is correct
     
nobody Tweet Definition of nobody Like Definition of nobody on Facebook
noun (nobodies)
  1. Someone who is not important or well-known.
Whether you're a or a player, everyone in Tinseltown wants to be King of Hollywood! - http://www.conqueringhollywood.com/ Conquering Hollywood
pronoun 
  1. Not any person; the logical negation of somebody.
I asked several people, but knew how.
Nobody called or visited that day.
     
none Tweet Definition of none Like Definition of none on Facebook
pronoun 
  1. Not any person: no one, nobody.
  2. Not any (of previously mentioned things).
I asked if there were any pieces of fruit left, but he said there were remaining.
     
NOR Tweet Definition of NOR Like Definition of NOR on Facebook
noun 
  1. A binary operator composite of NOT OR; negation of OR function.
(0 NOR 0) = 1<br>
(0 NOR 1) = 0<br>
(1 NOR 0) = 0<br>
(1 NOR 1) = 0<br>      
notwithstanding Tweet Definition of notwithstanding Like Definition of notwithstanding on Facebook
adverb 
  1. nevertheless, all the same
They were opposed to the celebration, but came to the event, .
     

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