Essential - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 21/07/2020

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. a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations
  2. regulate the musical pitch of
  3. a list of answers to a test; "some students had stolen the key to the final exam"
  4. identify as in botany or biology, for example
  5. any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music
  6. vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key; "His new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot"
  7. (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"
  8. provide with a key; "We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building"
  9. a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida
  10. United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the

4 letter answer(s) to essential

NEED
  1. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
  2. 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"
  3. have or feel a need for; "always needing friends and money"
  4. anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
  5. 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"
  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. 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. necessary for relief or supply; "provided them with all things needful"

5 letter answer(s) to essential

VITAL
  1. manifesting or characteristic of life; "a vital, living organism"; "vital signs"
  2. full of spirit;
  3. 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"
  4. urgently needed; absolutely necessary; "a critical element of the plan"; "critical medical supplies"; "vital for a healthy society"; "of vital interest"
  5. Essential to maintain life
  6. Critical
  7. Necessary

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