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Synonyms for indispensable
ˌɪn dɪˈspɛn sə bəlin·dis·pens·able

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  1. indispensablenoun

    Antonyms:
    dispensable

  2. indispensablenoun

    Not admitting ecclesiastical dispensation; not subject to release or exemption; that cannot be allowed by bending the canonical rules.

    Antonyms:
    dispensable

  3. indispensableadjective

    Unbendable, that cannot be set aside or ignored.

    The law was moral and indispensable. -Bp. Burnet

    Antonyms:
    dispensable

  4. indispensableadjective

    An indispensable component of a heart-healthy diet.

    Antonyms:
    dispensable

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indispensable

    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.

    Synonyms:
    congenital, essential, immanent, inborn, inbred, indwelling, infixed, ingrained, inherent, inhering, innate, inseparable, internal, intrinsic, inwrought, native, natural, subjective

    Antonyms:
    accidental, casual, external, extrinsic, fortuitous, incidental, outward, subsidiary, superadded, superficial, superfluous, superimposed, supplemental, transient, unconnected

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indispensable

    Synonyms:
    necessary, essential, requisite, needful, expedient

    Antonyms:
    unnecessary, unessential, inexpedient, dispensable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indispensableadjective

    not to be dispensed with; essential

    "foods indispensable to good nutrition"

    Synonyms:
    essential

    Antonyms:
    optional, unnecessary, dispensable, unneeded

  2. essential, indispensableadjective

    absolutely necessary; vitally necessary

    "essential tools and materials"; "funds essential to the completion of the project"; "an indispensable worker"

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

    Antonyms:
    optional, unnecessary, unneeded, dispensable

  3. indispensableadjective

    unavoidable

    "the routine but indispensable ceremonies of state"

    Synonyms:
    essential

    Antonyms:
    unneeded, unnecessary, dispensable, optional

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indispensableadjective

    Synonyms:
    necessary, essential, requisite, needful, needed, not to be dispensed with

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How to use indispensable in a sentence?

  1. Postmaster General Megan Brennan:

    As Congress and the Administration take steps to support businesses and industries around the country, it is imperative that they also take action to shore up the finances of the The Postal Service, and enable us to continue to fulfill our indispensable role during the pandemic, and to play an effective role in the nation's economic recovery, we are at a critical juncture in the life of the The Postal Service.

  2. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Planning and strategy are indispensable to each other.

  3. Charles De Gaulle:

    The graveyards are full of indispensable men.

  4. Bruno Campello:

    The branch of logic is the husband of all sciences. It is indispensable to rationalize them but alone is arid and does not generate the child that is knowledge.

  5. Alexis Carrel:

    If you make a habit of sincere prayer, your life will be very noticeably and profoundly altered. Prayer stamps with its indelible mark our actions and demeanor. A tranquility of bearing, a facial and bodily repose, are observed in those whose inner lives are thus enriched. . . . Properly understood, prayer is a mature activity indispensable to the fullest development of personality . . . . Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strengths.


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