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  • nounnecessity, basic
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Synonyms for essentials

noun necessity, basic
  • condition
  • element
  • essence
  • fundamental
  • must
  • precondition
  • prerequisite
  • principle
  • requirement
  • requisite
  • ABCs
  • groceries
  • guts
  • heart
  • nitty-gritty
  • quintessence
  • rudiment
  • stuff
  • substance
  • bottom line
  • brass tacks
  • fire and ice
  • meat and potatoes
  • name of the game
  • nuts and bolts
  • part and parcel
  • sine qua non
  • vital part
  • where one's at

Antonyms for essentials

  • extra
  • cowardice
  • fear
  • accessory
  • auxiliary
  • nonessential
  • subsidiary
  • throwaway
  • trivia
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More words related to essentials

basics

noun. fundamentals
  • ABC's
  • brass tacks
  • elements
  • essentials
  • first steps
  • foundation
  • nitty-gritty
  • nuts and bolts
  • principles
  • rudiments
  • the three R's

brass tacks

noun. the facts

introduction

noun. something new; something that begins

lead-in

noun. introduction

nuts and bolts

noun. basic parts

prolegomenon

noun. introduction
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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