Definition for NE-CES'SIT-ATE

NE-CES'SIT-ATE, v.t. [from L. necessitas.]

To make necessary or indispensable; to render unavoidable to compel. The Marquis of Newcastle, being pressed on both sides, was necessitated to draw all his army into York. Clarendon. Sickness might necessitate his removal from court. South.

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