Need is a noun,
but is treated as if it were a verb.
- "Minor Poems by Milton", John Milton.
signifies the name of any person, place or thing, in fact, anything of which we can have either thought or idea.
- "How to Speak and Write Correctly", Joseph Devlin.
T. Smith's, 13. Who, but a child taught by language like this, would ever think of speaking to a noun?
- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.