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Synonyms for essence
ˈɛs ənsessence

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. essencenoun

    Synonyms:
    being, nature, substance

    Antonyms:
    attribute, attribute, property, quality

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. essence

    Synonyms:
    being, life, entity, nature, substance

    Antonyms:
    accident, property, additament, garb, clothing, surroundings

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-grittynoun

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"

    Synonyms:
    affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, centre, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, core, totality, marrow, heart and soul, sum, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle

  2. essencenoun

    any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, sum, gist, heart and soul, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, centre, kernel, heart, perfume, marrow, pith

  3. effect, essence, burden, core, gistnoun

    the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

    Synonyms:
    substance, loading, perfume, meat, centre, burden, center, consequence, core, marrow, load, sum, impression, event, heart and soul, core group, upshot, effect, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, gist, inwardness, pith, heart, nucleus, onus, magnetic core, outcome, encumbrance, issue, force, incumbrance, result

  4. perfume, essencenoun

    a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, core, sum, gist, heart and soul, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, inwardness, kernel, fragrance, aroma, heart, perfume, scent, centre, marrow, pith

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. essencenoun

    Synonyms:
    nature, substance, quintessence, essential part

  2. essencenoun

    Synonyms:
    extract, volatile part, rectified portion

  3. essencenoun

    Synonyms:
    odor, perfume, scent

  4. essencenoun

    Synonyms:
    being, existence, entity

  5. essenceverb

    Synonyms:
    perfume, scent, odor

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ESSENCE

    Synonyms:
    Efficacy & Safety of Subcutaneous Enoxaparin in Non-Q-wave Coronary Events

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How to use essence in a sentence?

  1. Jhin, League of Legends:

    The essence of a thing is found only in its absence.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The honeybee makes the honey, and the dirty fly makes the dirt. Which, whatever is that reflects itself. If the dirty fly goes anywhere, it makes the dirt while the honeybee makes the honey. In that context that the squeeze of our mental, intellectual, character, and morals comes to our eyes is the evil people. It is the essence of our nation, and we shall have to taste that until we are not as the honeybee.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    I am confident that if we put in the hard work we can, as Ronald Reagan did in the 1980s, rebuild our military so it will be so feared by our enemies and trusted by our allies that, God willing, we won't have to use it, that is the essence of what President Reagan used to call 'peace through strength.'.

  4. Renae A. Sauter:

    Diversity enriches the soul. It is at the very essence of the life experience.”

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Love cannot adopt and adapt the way that beloved becomes under a process of judging since such practice neither represents love nor sincerity and honesty accordingly its perception and essence.

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