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essential

essential as in anything indispensable
  • "food and shelter are necessities of life"
  • "the essentials of the good life"
  • "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"
  • "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"

Synonyms

  • necessitythe condition of being essential or indispensable ; anything indispensable
  • requirementrequired activity; anything indispensable; something that is required in advance
  • requisitenecessary for relief or supply; anything indispensable
  • necessaryabsolutely essential ; unavoidably determined by prior circumstances; anything indispensable
essential as in absolutely necessary
  • "vitally necessary"
  • "essential tools and materials"
  • "funds essential to the completion of the project"
  • "an indispensable worker"

Synonyms

  • indispensablenot to be dispensed with; absolutely necessary; unavoidable
essential as in basic and fundamental
  • "the essential feature"
essential as in of the greatest importance
  • "the all-important subject of disarmament"
  • "crucial information"
  • "in chess cool nerves are of the essence"

Synonyms

  • all-important(a)
  • all important(p)
  • crucialof extreme importance; having crucial relevance; of the greatest importance
  • of the essence(p)
essential as in being or relating to or containing the essence of a plant etc
  • "essential oil"
essential as in defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
  • "substantive law"

Synonyms

  • substantiveany word or group of words functioning as a noun ; of or relating to the real nature or essential elements of something; defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established; being on topic and prompting thought