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imperative

see definition of imperative
  • adjnecessary
  • adjauthoritative
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Synonyms for imperative

adj necessary
  • compulsory
  • critical
  • crucial
  • essential
  • immediate
  • important
  • indispensable
  • inescapable
  • obligatory
  • pressing
  • urgent
  • vital
  • acute
  • burning
  • crying
  • instant
  • clamant
  • clamorous
  • exigent
  • importunate
  • insistent
  • no turning back

Antonyms for imperative

  • inessential
  • insignificant
  • nonessential
  • optional
  • trivial
  • uncritical
  • unimportant
  • unnecessary
  • voluntary
  • discretionary
  • free
  • secondary
  • unrestrained
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to imperative

authoritative

adjective. domineering

binding

adjective. necessary

burning

adjective. important

clamant

adjective. clamorous

command

noun. directive, instruction

commands

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