Definitions for if need be
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if need be(Adverb)
If necessary; if there is a need.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Here is a good principle: If need be, give up your principles!
A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.
He's been cared for very well, we're happy to have him here as long as need be. He has toys and blankies and he's just chilling.
Ere need be shown, some men will act, As trees may fruit without a flower; To some you speak with no result, As seeds may die, and yield no grain.
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