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Essential

Synonyms for essential:

Sense 1

nutritional, invigorating, precondition, peculiarly, profitable, accustomed, stripped-down, time-honored, salutary, routine, therapeutic, archetypal, medicinal, typical, institutionalized, typically, win-win, urgent, traditional, principal, usual, normally, inbuilt, mainline, conventional, prototypical, nutritious, stereotypical, fundamentally, wholesome, paradigmatic, agree with, Civilizing, customary, Elevating, qualification, like, peculiar, advantageous, textbook, wonted, beneficial, integral, edifying, stimulating, vintage, unbleached, healthful, historically.

Sense 2

healing, standard, refreshing, element, state, healthy, classic, untreated, bread and butter, favorable, well-balanced, rudiment, underlying.

Sense 3

naturally, representative, primitive, ultimate, due.

Sense 4

sensible.

Sense 6

raw.

Sense 7

condition.

Sense 16

good.

distinctive

characteristic.

interior

inner.

necessary

have, implicit, de rigueur, mission-critical.

significant

meaningful.

all (adjective)

indispensable.

basic, fundamental (adjective)

elementary, constitutional, prime, inherent, innate, elemental, meat and potatoes, intrinsic, key, underlying, congenital, primitive, basal, inbred, primary, inborn.

central (adjective)

nuclear.

existent (adjective)

extant, real, Subsisting, present, existing, existent, Subsistent, ontological.

focal (adjective)

convergent, key, central, core, asymptotic, nuclear, focal.

important, vital (adjective)

imperative, needful, necessary, crucial, prerequisite, indispensable, constitutive, required, chief, fundamental, requisite, needed, principal.

included (adjective)

built-in.

in essence (adjective)

virtual.

instrumental (adjective)

effectual, helpful, principle, valuable, useful, instrumental.

life-and-death (adjective)

all-important.

pure (adjective)

unblemished, primal, untarnished, basal, clear, decent, foundational, prime, spotless, angelic, clean, bare, innocent, primary, undefiled, honorable, undiluted, unalloyed, plain, purebred, sinless, irreducible, guiltless, atomic, austere, white, faultless, untainted, stainless, unsullied, virtuous, unadulterated, unadorned, elemental, simple, formative, Simon-pure, basic, nascent, immaculate, elementary, uncluttered, chaste, fundamental, aboriginal, blameless, pure, indivisible, monolithic, stark.

required (adjective)

inescapable, imperative, must, proviso, inexorable, required, binding, obligatory, constraining, pressing, Stipulated, indispensable, inevitable, requisite, necessary, mandatory, compulsory, involuntary, prerequisite.

Sense 1 (noun)

healing, therapeutic, wholesome, sensible, good, beneficial, well-balanced, healthy.

Sense 2 (noun)

element.

Sense 4 (noun)

ultimate, underlying, primitive.

Sense 5 (noun)

important, needful.

condition (noun)

precondition, sine qua non.

essential (noun)

in essence, basic, requirement, life-sustaining, primary, all-important, substantive, constituent, of the essence, constitutional, constitutive, must, staple, substantial, no-frills, biogenic, virtual, basal, vital, necessary, necessity, requisite, organic.

necessity, basic (noun)

must, requirement, sine qua non, principle, element, condition, rudiment, precondition.

object (noun)

necessity, requirement, necessary, requisite.

requirement (noun)

requirement.

rudiment (noun)

rudiment.

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