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,