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indispensable

in·dis·pen·sa·ble

indispensable

 
pronunciation:
In dih spen s bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: absolutely necessary; essential.
synonyms:
essential, necessary, required, requisite, vital
antonyms:
dispensable, expendable, superfluous
similar words:
basic, exigent, fundamental, imperative, important, integral, needed, obligate, staple
 
part of speech: noun
definition: one that is necessary or essential.
synonyms:
essential, imperative, necessity, requirement
derivations: indispensably (adv.), indispensability (n.), indispensableness (n.)