Use this domain for words that a speaker uses to indicate that he thinks something must happen.
Louw Nida Codes:
71E Necessary, Unnecessary
What words indicate that something is necessary?
must, need to, have to, have got to
What words describe something that is necessary?
necessary, compulsory, essential, imperative, indispensable, inevitable, mandatory, obligatory, required, unavoidable, urgent, vital,
What words refer to something that is necessary?
necessity, need, obligation, prerequisite, requirement,
What words describe something that is not necessary?
unnecessary, extraneous, incidental, inessential, needless, nonessential, uncalled-for, unessential, unnecessary, unneeded,