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Synonyms for instrumental
ˌɪn strəˈmɛn tl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. instrumental(adj)

    relating to or designed for or performed on musical instruments

    "instrumental compositions"; "an instrumental ensemble"

    Synonyms:
    subservient, implemental

    Antonyms:
    unhelpful, vocal

  2. implemental, instrumental, subservient(adj)

    serving or acting as a means or aid

    "instrumental in solving the crime"

    Synonyms:
    subservient, slavish, implemental, submissive

    Antonyms:
    unhelpful, vocal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. instrumental(a.)

    Synonyms:
    conducive, subservient, serviceable, helping, helpful, assisting, auxiliary, ancillary, ministerial

  2. instrumental(a.)

    Synonyms:
    of musical instruments

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  1. Barry Wynn:

    Particularly in California, a lot of the Silicon Valley support [that] was very instrumental in electing President Obama is taking a real strong look at Jeb Bush and we’re seeing a lot of anecdotal evidence that a lot of that support will be moving to him.

  2. Nobel Committee:

    The quartet was formed in the summer of 2013 when the democratization process was in danger of collapsing as a result of political assassinations and widespread social unrest, it established an alternative, peaceful political process at a time when the country was on the brink of civil war. It was thus instrumental in enabling Tunisia, in the space of a few years, to establish a constitutional system of government guaranteeing fundamental rights for the entire population, irrespective of gender, political conviction or religious belief.

  3. Phil Knight:

    Mark Parker has a proven track record in driving creativity, innovation and growth, mark Parker's an experienced, talented executive and has played an instrumental role in building our business and making the Nike brand as strong as it is today.

  4. Ray Lewis:

    Im very proud of it, my father was instrumental in saving a lot of lives out there.

  5. Faraz Sanei:

    The political risks are great. The hardliners still control parliament. They control the security and intelligence forces. They control the apparatus which has been instrumental in keeping these individuals under house arrest.

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