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necessarily at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


necessarily at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 not necessarily: possibly, but not certainly// --That is not necessarily true.// --Expensive restaurants aren't necessarily the best.// --Having this disease does not necessarily mean that you will die young.// --'So the school will have to close down, then.' 'Not necessarily.'//
2 formal in a way that cannot be different or be avoided: inevitably// --The care of old people necessarily involves quite a lot of heavy lifting.//

necessarily at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "necessarily":
accordingly, and so, as a consequence, as a result, certainly,
come what may, compulsorily, consequently, fatefully, finally,
from necessity, inconsequence, indefeasibly, ineluctably,
inescapably, inevasibly, inevitably, inexorably, inflexibly,
irrevocably, it follows that, naturally, naturellement, need,
needfully, needs, nolens volens, of course, of necessity, perforce,
relentlessly, requisitely, surely, therefore, unavoidably,
uncontrollably, unpreventably, unyieldingly, willy-nilly,
without choice

necessarily at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADV] (Effect): of course, it follows that, naturally, consequently, as a consequence, in consequence, through, necessarily, eventually.

[ADV] (Demonstration): of course, in consequence, consequently, as a matter of course, necessarily, of necessity.

[ADV] (Necessity): necessarily, of necessity, of course, perforce, if need be.

necessarily at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

used to say that sth cannot be avoided:
The number of places available is necessarily limited.
not necessarily used to say that sth is possibly true but not definitely or always true:
The more expensive articles are not necessarily better. * Biggest doesn't necessarily mean best. * (spoken) 'We're going to lose.' 'Not necessarily.'

Necessarily at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Necessarily \Nec"es*sa*ri*ly\, adv.
In a necessary manner; by necessity; unavoidably;

necessarily at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adv 1: in an essential manner; "such expenses are necessarily
incurred" [syn: {needfully}] [ant: {unnecessarily}]
2: in such a manner as could not be otherwise; "it is
necessarily so"; "we must needs by objective" [syn: {inevitably},
{of necessity}, {needs}]
3: as a highly likely consequence; "we are necessarily bound
for federalism in Europe"

necessarily at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: suffix » necessary|ly


* Inter: IPA » /ˌnɛsəˈsɛɹəli/|lang=en
  • Inter: audio » en-us-necessarily.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-ad » v

  • inevitably; of necessity
    1. : It is not necessarily true that children get their morals from their parents.

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      * necessary

  • unnecessarily


    Inter: trans-top » of necessity
  • Arabic: ضرورى
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|necessàriament
  • Chinese:
  • : Inter: trreq » cmn
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|nodig, Inter: t+ » nl|noodzakelijk, Inter: t+ » nl|noodzakelijkerwijs
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|nepre
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|paratamatult
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|välttämättä, Inter: qualifier » colloquial Inter: t- » fi|välttis
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|absolument, Inter: t+ » fr|nécessairement

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: notwendigerweise, very rare: nötig
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αναγκαστικά|tr=anagkastiká|sc=Grek
    • Haitian Creole: Inter: tø » ht|nesesèman
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|בהכרח
    • Norwegian: nødvendigvis
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|koniecznie
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|necessariamente
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|обязательно
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|necesariamente

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English modal adverbs -
    Translation: de » necessarily
    Translation: et » necessarily
    Translation: el » necessarily
    Translation: es » necessarily
    Translation: fr » necessarily
    Translation: ko » necessarily
    Translation: io » necessarily
    Translation: li » necessarily
    Translation: hu » necessarily
    Translation: ml » necessarily
    Translation: my » necessarily
    Translation: nl » necessarily
    Translation: ja » necessarily
    Translation: pl » necessarily
    Translation: fi » necessarily
    Translation: sv » necessarily
    Translation: ta » necessarily
    Translation: te » necessarily
    Translation: vi » necessarily
    Translation: zh » necessarily