necessity, essential, requirement, requisite, necessary(adj)
"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"
absolutely necessary; vitally necessary
"essential tools and materials"; "funds essential to the completion of the project"; "an indispensable worker"
basic and fundamental
"the essential feature"
all-important(a), all important(p), crucial, essential, of the essence(p)(adj)
of the greatest importance
"the all-important subject of disarmament"; "crucial information"; "in chess cool nerves are of the essence"
being or relating to or containing the essence of a plant etc
defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Inherent signifies permanently united as an element or original quality, naturally existent or incorporated in something so as to have become an integral part. Immanent is a philosophic word, to denote that which dwells in or pervades any substance or spirit without necessarily being a part of it, and without reference to any working out (compare SUBJECTIVE). That which is inherent is an inseparable part of that in which it inheres, and is usually thought of with reference to some outworking or effect; as, an inherent difficulty. God is said to be immanent (not inherent) in the universe. Frequently intrinsic and inherent can be interchanged, but inherent applies to qualities, while intrinsic applies to essence, so that to speak of intrinsic excellence conveys higher praise than if we say inherent excellence. Inherent and intrinsic may be said of persons or things; congenital, inborn, inbred, innate, apply to living beings. Congenital is frequent in medical and legal use with special application to defects; as, congenital idiocy. Innate and inborn are almost identical, but innate is preferred in philosophic use, as when we speak of innate ideas; that which is inborn, congenital, or innate may be original with the individual, but that which is inbred is inherited. Ingrained signifies dyed in the grain, and denotes that which is deeply wrought into substance or character.
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essential because they are the ones with the heart chosen to stand
to go or stand when no one else canSubmitted by Rachellewatson60 on April 8, 2020
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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
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vital, indispensable, crucial, critical, fundamental, key, basic, necessary, important, imperative, core, main, pivotal, central, major, integral, substantial, paramount, primary, mission-critical, bulk, instrumental, needed, significant, decisive, essence, required, indispensible
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How to use Essential in a sentence?
A private organisation may not have sufficient apple or other essential ingredients in its monthly stock, but its top brass will only talk about individual’s performance pie i.e. achievement vs target of apple-pie sales in the meeting.
This genome is a benchmark, an essential part of our forensic arsenal, thanks to modern genetic sequencing.
The best way to cope with it is to avoid a trigger, which is generally a change to cold weather, plus, getting yourself a really good pair of gloves is essential!
We hope that the United States, as a country which promotes the rule of law, will respect its international obligations, if this does not happen, if we see that this step is not seen as essential in Washington, then of course we will take retaliatory measures. This is the law of diplomacy, the law of international affairs, that reciprocity is the basis of all relations.
Countries need to invest more in other mechanisms to share the cost of shocks, some form of cross-country risk-sharing is essential to help reduce adjustment costs for those countries and prevent recessions from leaving deep and permanent scars.
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- основен, необходим, важен, същественBulgarian
- essencialCatalan, Valencian
- esence, nepostradatelný, nezbytnost, nevyhnutelný, nejpodstatnější, jádro, esenciální, nezbytný, zásadní, podstata, nejdůležitější, hlavníCzech
- essenziell, wesentlich, unentbehrlich, notwendigGerman
- ουσιαστικός, ουσιώδης, στοιχειώδηςGreek
- oluline, vajalikEstonian
- tärkeä, tarpeellinen, välttämätön, elintärkeä, perusluonteinen, normaali, olennainen, oleellinenFinnish
- essentiel, fondamental, indispensableFrench
- deatamach, riatanachScottish Gaelic
- 肝心, 不可欠, 肝要Japanese
- onontbeerlijk, nodig, essentieel, wezenlijk, belangrijk, echt, noodzakelijkDutch
- essensiellNorwegian Nynorsk
- niezbędny, zasadniczy, podstawowyPolish
- essencial, fundamentalPortuguese
- esențial, important, de bază, necesar, importantă, esențială, fundamentalRomanian
- необходимый, основной, важный, существенный, базовый, фундаментальныйRussian
- nujen, bistvenSlovene
- essentiell, väsentligSwedish
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