Definition for vital

adjective as in lively

adjective as in alive

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Example Sentences

All of them know how vital it is to have a top quarterback, like Rivera and Hurney had with Newton in Carolina and Mayhew had with Stafford when he was the Lions’ general manager.

The tests could be vital tools in the country’s fight against the virus — especially in the months before most Americans are vaccinated.

Sand dredging is vital for construction because it’s an essential ingredient in concrete.

From Ozy

Utilizing outdoor space is vital in order to keep everyone safe and to ensure that state regulations are abided by.

It’s vital to respect it, to be humble in the face of it, and to start adjusting to the democratization of the markets.

From Time

In the classic skillset of piloting, mental acuity, and its coordination with hand and foot movements, is equally vital.

His ups and downs professionally outside of the World Cup are a vital a part of his story in the book.

Vital Voices in 2013 took over funds from the Women In The World foundation which originated at The Daily Beast.

Some organizations, like amfAR, provide vital funding for scientists who bring innovative ideas to the HIV/AIDS research field.

“The influence of the oak maturation casks on the final character of The Macallan is vital,” says MacPherson.

To make the effort of articulation a vital impulse in response to a mental concept,—this is the object sought.

But this theory of a merciful, and loving Heavenly Father is vital to the Christian religion.

According to Metchnikoff, this property of leukocytes resides entirely within themselves, depending upon their own vital activity.

If the hunter venture to come close to such a monster, and his dagger fail to pierce the vital spot, there is no help for him.

These lofty strategical questions must not make me forget an equally vital munitions message just to hand.


On this page you'll find 181 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vital, such as: basic, critical, crucial, decisive, fundamental, and imperative.

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