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IMPERATIVE

'IMPERATIVE' is a 10 letter word starting with I and ending with E

Crossword clues for 'IMPERATIVE'

ClueAnswer

Very important (10)IMPERATIVE
Absolutely necessary (10)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for IMPERATIVE

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word imperative will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

LAW

4 letter words

ACID - CODE - DIRE - DUTY - FORM - HEST - MODE - MOOD - MUST - NORM - ONUS - RULE - WILL - WORD

5 letter words

ACUTE - BASIC - BOSSY - CANON - FINAL - GREAT - GUTSY - HARSH - MAXIM - MORAL - ORDER - OUGHT - PLACE - SAY-SO - STERN - TENET - VITAL

6 letter words

BEHEST - BITING - BURDEN - CHARGE - CRYING - DEVOIR - DICTUM - ETHICS - FEALTY - FEUDAL - HOMAGE - LORDLY - MIGHTY - POTENT - PUNCHY - RUBRIC - RULING - SENIOR - SEVERE - SINEWY - STRICT - STRONG - URGENT

7 letter words

BIDDING - BINDING - BURNING - CLAIMED - CLAMANT - COMMAND - CRUCIAL - CUTTING - DICTATE - DRIVING - EMINENT - EXIGENT - FORMULA - IMPOSED - INSTANT - JUSSIVE - LEADING - LOYALTY - MANDATE - MISSION - MITZVAH - MORDANT - NEEDFUL - NERVOUS - PIVOTAL - RANKING - RESPECT - SINEWED - SUPREME - TELLING - URGENCY - WEIGHTY

8 letter words

ABSOLUTE - ARROGANT - BUSINESS - COACTIVE - CRITICAL - DECISIVE - DECRETAL - DEMANDED - DESPOTIC - DEVOTION - DICTATED - DOGMATIC - DOMINANT - ENTAILED - EXACTING - EXIGENCE - EXIGENCY - FORCEFUL - FORCIBLE - GRINDING - IMPERIAL - INCISIVE - INSOLENT - MANDATED - OFFICIAL - OPTATIVE - ORDERING - PIERCING - PLEASURE - POIGNANT - POWERFUL - PRESSING - PRESSURE - PUISSANT - REQUIRED - SLASHING - STANDARD - STRIKING - SUPERIOR - ULTIMATE - VIGOROUS

9 letter words

ARBITRARY - ASCENDANT - CLAMOROUS - COMPETENT - CORROSIVE - DE RIGUEUR - DECRETIVE - DECRETORY - DEFERENCE - DEMANDING - DICTATING - DICTATION - DIRECTIVE - EFFECTIVE - EMPOWERED - ESSENTIAL - EX OFFICIO - GOVERNING - GUIDELINE - HEGEMONIC - IMMEDIACY - IMPERIOUS - IMPORTANT - INSISTENT - MAGISTRAL - MANDATING - MANDATORY - MASTERFUL - MOMENTOUS - NECESSARY - ORDINANCE - POTENTIAL - PRESCRIPT - PRINCIPLE - PROMINENT - REQUISITE - TRENCHANT - TYRANNOUS

10 letter words

ABSOLUTIST - ALLEGIANCE - AUTHORISED - AUTHORIZED - AUTOCRATIC - CALL OF DUTY - CASE OF NEED - CHOICELESS - COMMANDING - COMMITMENT - COMPELLING - COMPULSIVE - COMPULSORY - CONCLUSIVE - CONVENTION - DEDICATION - GOLDEN RULE - HIGH-HANDED - IMPERATIVE - IMPRESSIVE - INDICATIVE - INEVITABLE - LINE OF DUTY - MONOCRATIC - OBLIGATING - OBLIGATION - OBLIGATIVE - OBLIGATORY - OPPRESSIVE - OVERRULING - PEREMPTORY - PERMISSIVE - PRECEPTIVE - PREEMINENT - PRINCIPIUM - REGULATION - REPRESSIVE - TYRANNICAL - URGENT NEED

11 letter words

BOUNDEN DUTY - COMMANDMENT - CONDITIONAL - CONTROLLING - DICTATORIAL - DIRECT ORDER - DOMINEERING - FUNDAMENTAL - HARD AND FAST - HARD-AND-FAST - IMPORTUNATE - INFLUENTIAL - INSTRUCTIVE - INVOLUNTARY - IRREVOCABLE - MAGISTERIAL - NECESSITOUS - OVERBEARING - PENETRATING - PREDICAMENT - PRESTIGIOUS - RESTRAINING - SENSATIONAL - SUBJUNCTIVE - SUBSTANTIAL - SUPPRESSIVE - WORKING RULE

12 letter words

ABSOLUTISTIC - ARISTOCRATIC - ASSIGNED TASK - COMPULSATORY - CONSIDERABLE - CONSTRAINING - HEGEMONISTIC - HIGH-PRESSURE - HIGH-PRIORITY - IRRESISTIBLE - PREREQUISITE - PRESCRIPTIVE - PRESSINGNESS - SPECIAL ORDER - TOTALITARIAN

13 letter words

AUTHORITARIAN - AUTHORITATIVE - CONSEQUENTIAL - DIRE NECESSITY - INDISPENSABLE - PRONOUNCEMENT - WITHOUT APPEAL - WITHOUT CHOICE - WORD OF COMMAND

14 letter words

IMPERATIVENESS

15 letter words

DULY CONSTITUTED - SELF-IMPOSED DUTY

16 letter words

GENERAL PRINCIPLE - GUIDING PRINCIPLE - SETTLED PRINCIPLE - WORKING PRINCIPLE

17 letter words

MATTER OF NECESSITY

20 letter words

CLOTHED WITH AUTHORITY

25 letter words

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Definition of imperative

  • some duty that is essential and urgent
  • requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
  • relating to verbs in the imperative mood


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