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Necessary - synonyms and related words

necessary

adjective

essential or needed in order to do something, provide something, or make something happen

essential

adjective

completely necessary

vital

adjective

very important, necessary, or essential

basic

adjective

basic ideas or skills are the ones you must know or learn in order to understand or do something

compulsory

adjective

something that is compulsory must be done because of a rule or law

indispensable

adjective

difficult or impossible to exist without or to do something without

obligatory

adjective

something that is obligatory must be done in order to obey a law or rule

without fail

used for emphasizing that someone must do something

at all costs

used for saying that something must be done, however difficult it is or however much damage it causes

of necessity

used for saying that something must be done, designed, etc. in the way that it is and cannot be different

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