Definitions For Essential


  • Anything indispensable


  • Defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
  • Basic and fundamental
  • Being or relating to or containing the essence of a plant etc


  • Of the greatest importance
  • Absolutely necessary; vitally necessary


  • Something that is basic or necessary : something essential

Is Essential a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Essential is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Essential in a Sentence

  • As a fighter pilot, he knows that good vision is essential.
  • Free speech is an essential right of citizenship.
  • The essential problem with this plan is that it will cost too much.
  • The essentials for success include a willingness to work and the right attitude
  • This will be just an introduction to the essentials of computer programming

Synonyms for Essential

Antonyms for Essential

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