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Synonyms for crucial
ˈkru ʃəl

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  1. crucial, important(adj)

    of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis

    "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"

    Synonyms:
    essential, all important(p), all-important(a), significant, of import, important, authoritative, of the essence(p)

    Antonyms:
    immaterial, unimportant, noncrucial

  2. crucial(adj)

    having crucial relevance

    "crucial to the case"; "relevant testimony"

    Synonyms:
    all important(p), of the essence(p), important, essential, all-important(a)

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, noncrucial, immaterial

  3. 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"

    Antonyms:
    immaterial, noncrucial, unimportant

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. crucial

    Synonyms:
    searching, probing, severe, discriminating, sharp, critical, piercing

    Antonyms:
    superficial, indifferent, mild, uncritical, lenient, lax

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crucial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    transverse, intersecting

  2. crucial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    severe, searching, trying, decisive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crucial(a)

    Synonyms:
    cruciform, cross-shaped, severe, trying, ordeal

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How to use crucial in a sentence?

  1. Le Maire:

    Our hope is that we will come to an agreement with Germany in this crucial point.

  2. Clemence Bectarte:

    Her testimony was crucial, it is the piece of information that helped them get to Abaaoud.

  3. Transport Minister Alain Vidalies:

    I seriously cannot imagine that the railway workers would run the risk of bringing France to a halt during such a crucial period, the Euro (tournament) is high-stake and everybody should keep in mind that nobody in France ... would understand if all this damaged France's image.

  4. Klaas Dijkhoff:

    The 6th of March, the 7th of March is when you can expect the spring influx to rise ... we have until that time to find solutions that mostly involve the Greek-Turkish influx, the border there, if that doesn't lead to lower numbers, we'll have to find other measures and we'll have to do more contingency planning ... That's a very crucial date to see to what extent we succeed in lowering the influx towards Europe as a whole, or we have to take other measures.

  5. Ravina Shamdasani:

    It is crucial that all sides exercise restraint and work to resolve the political impasse in a peaceful manner and to avoid the situation from spiraling out of control.


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