Essential - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 04/04/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Essential.

8 letter answer(s) to essential

INHERENT
  1. in the nature of something though not readily apparent; "shortcomings inherent in our approach"; "an underlying meaning"
  2. existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth"
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9 letter answer(s) to essential

INTRINSIC
  1. situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts; "intrinsic muscles"
  2. belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey
NECESSARY
  1. unavoidably determined by prior circumstances; "the necessary consequences of one's actions"
  2. absolutely essential
  3. 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"

3 letter answer(s) to essential

KEY
  1. metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  2. a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
  3. the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
  4. mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
  5. pitch of the voice; "he spoke in a low key"
  6. something crucial for explaining; "the key to development is economic integration"
  7. a generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access; "a safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it"
  8. a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations
  9. a list of answers to a test; "some students had stolen the key to the final exam"
  10. harmonize with or adjust to; "key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude"
  11. any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tona

4 letter answer(s) to essential

NEED
  1. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
  2. have or feel a need for; "always needing friends and money"
  3. require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
  4. the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
  5. anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
  6. a condition requiring relief; "she satisfied his need for affection"; "God has no need of men to accomplish His work"; "there is a demand for jobs

6 letter answer(s) to essential

NEEDED
  1. necessary for relief or supply; "provided them with all things needful"
  2. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
  3. have or feel a need for; "always needing friends and money"
  4. require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"

5 letter answer(s) to essential

VITAL
  1. Necessary
  2. manifesting or characteristic of life; "a vital, living organism"; "vital signs"
  3. full of spirit;
  4. performing an essential function in the living body; "vital organs"; "blood and other vital fluids"; "the loss of vital heat in shock"; "a vital spot"; "life-giving love and praise"
  5. urgently needed; absolutely necessary; "a critical element of the plan"; "critical medical supplies"; "vital for a healthy society"; "of vital interest"
  6. Essential to maintain life
  7. Critical

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