Essential - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Essential.

INHERENT
INTRINSIC
KEY
NECESSARY
NEED
NEEDED
NOFRILLS
VITAL
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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"
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
KEY
  1. (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"
  2. identify as in botany or biology, for example
  3. a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida
  4. vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key; "His new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot"
  5. United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)
  6. provide with a key; "We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building"
  7. a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
  8. a kilogram of a narcotic drug; "they were carrying two keys of heroin"
  9. metal device shaped in such a way that whe
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"
NEED
  1. 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"
  2. anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
  3. 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"
  4. a state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless"
  5. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
  6. have or feel a need for; "always needing friends and money"
  7. 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 deman
NEEDED
  1. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
  2. necessary for relief or supply; "provided them with all things needful"
  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"
NOFRILLS
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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