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Synonyms for crucial
ˈkru ʃəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  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. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    This is a crucial trip, even a historical one, i will be the messenger of all the people of Israel, including those who agree with me and those who don't agree with me.

  2. Vitor Gaspar:

    This is something we have emphasized: it is crucial to provide support to households and firms that are made vulnerable by the crisis, the goal is to support and protect people and firms that have been affected by shutdowns.

  3. Polish Finance Minister Mateusz Szczurek:

    The message that I would like to get across is that free movement of labor is a crucial part of the common market but not the only one, the fact that thousands of British firms operate in Poland, the fact that City banks all trade Polish financial instruments, that is all part of the deal. Once you start removing pieces of it, you may wind up with a far bigger disintegration of the common market than you initially bargained for.

  4. Tom Cole:

    Ifind Congresswoman Greene comments deeply offensive, using vile, antisemitic slurs, degrading those with special needs, endorsing violence against political leaders, and further victimizing those who suffered unimaginable trauma is absolutely repugnantand it's unbecoming of any member of Congress. Ifind Congresswoman Greene'S, LIZ CHENEY'S FUTURES IN BALANCE AS HOUSE GOP GATHERS FOR CRUCIAL MEETING WEDNESDAY.

  5. Anwarul Islam:

    It is crucial that the necessary steps be taken to increase climate resilience in the region, for tigers, conservation efforts must remain focused on habitat restoration and protection.

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