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  1. if need be(Adverb)

    If necessary; if there is a need.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of if need be in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of if need be in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Here is a good principle: If need be, give up your principles!

  2. James Russell Lowell:

    A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.

  3. Henry David Thoreau:

    Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.

  4. Larry Pratt:

    It's for restraining tyrannical tendencies in government, if need be, by active measures.

  5. Anderson Cooper:

    Physically, you've seen him in ways that other people haven't, correct and if need be, I can describe that.

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