Ne*ces"si*tate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Necessitated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Necessitating (?).] [Cf. L. necessitatus, p.p. of necessitare, and F. n'ecessiter. See Necessity.]
To make necessary or indispensable; to render unaviolable.
Sickness [might] necessitate his removal from the court.
This fact necessitates a second line.
To reduce to the necessity of; to force; to compel.
The Marquis of Newcastle, being pressed on both sides, was necessitated to draw all his army into York.
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