to need to; to have to ) (in negation or with the adverb nur (“just, only”) (zu) (zu)
Du brauchst nicht auf mich (zu) warten.
You don’t need to wait for me.
Sie braucht mich nur an(zu)rufen.
She just needs to call me.
About German Verb "brauchen"
The German verb brauchen is one of the most commonly used German verbs. According to our analysis of 100,000+ German news articles, brauchen is the 45th most used verb. Our data on the German verb brauchen comes from Wiktionary and is verified through secondary sources like Duden. The different colors in our verb conjugation chart represent certain morphological transformations. These verb cojugations are derived algorithmically.