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Meaning of word essential from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

essential   noun

Meaning : Anything indispensable.

Example : Food and shelter are necessities of life.
The essentials of the good life.
Allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions.
A place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained.

Synonyms : necessary, necessity, requirement, requisite

Anything that is not essential.

They discarded all their inessentials.
inessential, nonessential

essential   adjective

Meaning : Absolutely necessary. Vitally necessary.

Example : Essential tools and materials.
Funds essential to the completion of the project.
An indispensable worker.

Synonyms : indispensable

Meaning : Basic and fundamental.

Example : The essential feature.

Not basic or fundamental.

inessential, unessential

Meaning : Of the greatest importance.

Example : The all-important subject of disarmament.
Crucial information.
In chess cool nerves are of the essence.

Synonyms : all important, all-important, crucial, of the essence

Meaning : Being or relating to or containing the essence of a plant etc.

Example : Essential oil.

Meaning : Defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established.

Example : Substantive law.

Synonyms : substantive

Relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law.

Adjective law.
adjective, procedural


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