[syn: inevitably, necessarily, of necessity, needs]
3. as a highly likely consequence;
- Example: "we are necessarily bound for federalism in Europe"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Necessarily \Nec"es*sa*ri*ly\, adv.
In a necessary manner; by necessity; unavoidably;
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in an essential manner; "such expenses are necessarily
incurred" [syn: necessarily, needfully] [ant:
2: in such a manner as could not be otherwise; "it is
necessarily so"; "we must needs by objective" [syn:
inevitably, necessarily, of necessity, needs]
3: as a highly likely consequence; "we are necessarily bound for
federalism in Europe"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
40 Moby Thesaurus words for "necessarily":
accordingly, and so, as a consequence, as a result, certainly,
come what may, compulsorily, consequently, fatefully, finally,
from necessity, inconsequence, indefeasibly, ineluctably,
inescapably, inevasibly, inevitably, inexorably, inflexibly,
irrevocably, it follows that, naturally, naturellement, need,
needfully, needs, nolens volens, of course, of necessity, perforce,
relentlessly, requisitely, surely, therefore, unavoidably,
uncontrollably, unpreventably, unyieldingly, willy-nilly,