Essential meaning in English | Easy explanation | Indian dictionary

Essential meaning in English:  In this article, the meaning of the word ‘Essential’ is explained in easy English with examples, along with its synonyms and antonyms.

Essential’ pronunciation= I’sens(a)l, I’sensl

Essential meaning in English

The word ‘Essential’ acts as a noun and an adjective.

✔ The meaning of the word ‘Essential’ as an ‘Adjective’ is as follows.

1. ‘Essential’ means that which is very important or that which is absolutely necessary.

2. Very important; of high importance.

3. Relating to the most important qualities of something or someone. For example:

▪ Honesty is an essential part of his personality.

✔ The meaning of the word ‘Essential’ as a ‘Noun’ is as follows.

1. A necessary ingredient; A fundamental ingredient.

2. The basic element, quality, or characteristic of something.

Note: Essentials’ means such things which are absolutely necessary for a situation.

Essential- English meaning
Adjective 
necessary
very important
being in the basic form
Noun
necessary ingredient
basic requirements of life

Essential-Example

The word ‘essential’ acts as a noun and an adjective.

The plural noun of the word ‘Essential’ is ‘Essentials’.

Sentences that can be formed using the word ‘Essential’ are as follows.

Examples:

▪ There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.

▪ ‘Essential’ means absolutely necessary or very important, or anything that is mandatory.

▪ You are essential to me.

▪ This is not an essential religious practice.

▪ Essential requirements must have been fulfilled.

▪ These are essential components of a valid contract.

▪ Some people think fear of God is essential in society.

▪ He keeps his essentials in the locker.

▪ The essentials I kept in a bag.

▪ This website helps you to learn all the essential vocabulary.

▪ We are always confronted with questions of what is essential or not.

▪ We have an essentials kit for you.

‘Essential’ other meanings

you are essential= you are necessary, you are very important

non-essential= insignificant, minor

essential service= necessary service

essential qualification= skills required

not essential= not necessary

essential goods= needments

quasi essential= almost necessary

essential things= essentials

essential for something= necessary for something

Essential-Synonyms

The synonyms of the word ‘Essential’ are as follows.

Adjective
necessary
vital
requisite
important
needed
compulsory
mandatory
obligatory
significant
basic
fundamental
primary
indispensable
staple
chief
rudimentary
must have
Noun
necessity
requisite
requirement
specification
fundamentals
rudiments
basics
principles
essence
basis
Essential-Antonyms

The antonyms of the word ‘Essential’ are as follows.

inessential
unimportant
auxiliary
needless
secondary
optional
minor
unnecessary
subsidiary

 

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