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 Dictionary entry overview: What does required mean? 

REQUIRED (adjective)
  The adjective REQUIRED has 2 senses:

1. necessary for relief or supply
2. required by rule

  Familiarity information: REQUIRED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

REQUIRED (adjective)

Sense 1required [BACK TO TOP]


Necessary for relief or supply


needed; needful; required; requisite

Context example:

provided them with all things needful


necessary (absolutely essential)

Sense 2required [BACK TO TOP]


Required by rule


compulsory; mandatory; required

Context examples:

in most schools physical education is compulsory / attendance is mandatory / required reading


obligatory (morally or legally constraining or binding)

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