What is another word for essential?

627 synonyms found


[ ɪsˈɛnʃə͡l], [ ɪsˈɛnʃə‍l], [ ɪ_s_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_əl]

Synonyms for Essential:

existent (adjective) focal (adjective) instrumental (adjective) pure (adjective) required (adjective) Other synonyms:

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Rhymes for Essential:

  1. sequential, prudential, potential, credential, tangential, torrential;
  2. nonessential, confidential, quintessential, consequential, influential, deferential, providential, reverential, existential, differential, presidential, preferential, exponential, residential;
  3. nonresidential, experiential, inconsequential;

Quotes for Essential:

  1. It is essential that we enable young people to see themselves as participants in one of the most exciting eras in history, and to have a sense of purpose in relation to it. Nelson Rockefeller.
  2. No partner in a love relationship... should feel that he has to give up an essential part of himself to make it viable. May Sarton.
  3. The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting. Jessamyn West.