What does as needed mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. as needed, as required, pro re nata, PRN(adverb)

    according to need (physicians use PRN in writing prescriptions)

    "add water as needed"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of as needed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of as needed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    Few people at the beginning of the ninteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.

  2. David Nabarro:

    We do need to keep making it clear that people are needed and needed urgently ... Every day we wake up and realize the enormity of the job ahead.

  3. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    The only thing we have to fear is fear itself--nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.

  4. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    Yes, of course, if needed yes. It is not our choice - it is the decision of the court, not the decision of the government. The government will do whatever is needed.

  5. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    Formerly a public man needed a private secretary for a barrier between himself and the public. Nowadays he has a press secretary to keep him properly in the public eye.

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