Thursday, 12 January 2017



1. needed to achieve a certain desired effect or result; required
2. resulting from necessity; inevitable
3. logic
a. (of a statement, formula, etc.) true under all interpretations or in all possible circumstances
b. (of a proposition) determined to be true by its meaning, so that its denial would be self-contradictory
c. (of a property) essential, so that without it its subject would not be the entity it is
d. (of an inference) always yielding a true conclusion when its premises are true; valid
e. (of a condition) entailed by the truth of some statement or the obtaining of some state of affairs.
4. (philosophy) (in a non-logical sense) expressing a law of nature (if it is necessary that all As are B, even although it is not contradictory to conceive of an A which is not B, we are licensed to infer that if something were an A it would have to be B)
5. (rare) compelled, as by necessity or law; not free
6. (informal) the necessary . the money required for a particular purpose

Rush to
That well known
Necessary stage
Of slightly delayed inference
Gone in a blink then


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