Simple past tense and past participle of need.(verb)
Necessary; being needed.(adjective)
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Use "needed" in a sentence
"Doubtless the country needed ornament, needed it very badly indeed, but it needed energy still more, and capital most of all, for its supply was ridiculously out of proportion to its wants."
"Wisdom and power made him carry _just what was needed, in the face of adverse circumstances, and just at the time it was needed_."
"Help was never more truly needed, for our poverty was never greater; nor did the help of the Lord ever come more manifestly from himself; for _the brother was gone on a good distance_, it was _between seven and eight o'clock in the morning_, and it was _so short a time before money would have been needed_."