Definition of Essential


  • anything indispensable
    "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"


  • defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
    "substantive law"
  • being or relating to or containing the essence of a plant etc
    "essential oil"
  • of the greatest importance
    "the all-important subject of disarmament"
    "crucial information"
    "in chess cool nerves are of the essence"
    - all important - all important - of the essence
  • basic and fundamental
    "the essential feature"
  • absolutely necessary
    vitally necessary
    "essential tools and materials"
    "funds essential to the completion of the project"
    "an indispensable worker"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble essential

606 unscramble word found using the letters essential.

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