Free Thesaurus

Synonyms for imperative

Turn OFF live suggest
Searching 30,320 main entries and 2,525,696 synonyms
Matches (1)
Related results (0)
Not available.
Nearest
Displaying 1 match and 0 supplemental result for imperative 0.275 sec.
imperative
Main Entry: imperative
Synonyms:
absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, acid, acute, allegiance, arbitrary, aristocratic, arrogant, ascendant, assigned task, authoritarian, authoritative, authorized, autocratic, basic, behest, bidding, binding, biting, bossy, bounden duty, burden, burning, business, call of duty, canon, case of need, charge, choiceless, claimed, clamant, clamorous, clothed with authority, coactive, code, command, commanding, commandment, commitment, compelling, competent, compulsatory, compulsive, compulsory, conclusive, conditional, consequential, considerable, constraining, controlling, convention, corrosive, critical, crucial, crying, cutting, de rigueur, decisive, decretal, decretive, decretory, dedication, deference, demanded, despotic, devoir, devotion, dictate, dictated, dictating, dictation, dictatorial, dictum, dire necessity, direct order, directive, dogmatic, dominant, domineering, driving, duly constituted, duties and responsibilities, duty, effective, eminent, empowered, entailed, essential, ethics, ex officio, exigence, exigency, exigent, fealty, feudal, final, forceful, forcible, form, formula, fundamental, general principle, golden rule, governing, great, grinding, guideline, guiding principle, gutsy, hard-and-fast, harsh, hegemonic, hegemonistic, hest, high-handed, high-pressure, high-priority, homage, immediacy, imperativeness, imperial, imperious, important, importunate, imposed, impressive, incisive, indicative, indispensable, inevitable, influential, insistent, instant, instructive, involuntary, irresistible, irrevocable, jussive, law, leading, line of duty, lordly, loyalty, magisterial, magistral, mandated, mandating, mandatory, masterful, matter of necessity, maxim, mighty, mission, mitzvah, mode, momentous, monocratic, mood, moral, mordant, must, necessary, necessitous, nervous, norm, obligating, obligation, obligative, obligatory, official, onus, oppressive, optative, order, ordering, ordinance, ought, overbearing, overruling, penetrating, peremptory, permissive, piercing, pivotal, place, pleasure, poignant, potent, potential, powerful, preceptive, predicament, preeminent, prerequisite, prescript, prescriptive, pressing, pressingness, pressure, prestigious, principium, principle, prominent, puissant, punchy, ranking, regulation, repressive, required, requisite, respect, restraining, rubric, rule, ruling, say-so, self-imposed duty, senior, sensational, settled principle, severe, sinewed, sinewy, slashing, special order, standard, stern, strict, striking, strong, subjunctive, substantial, superior, suppressive, supreme, telling, tenet, totalitarian, trenchant, tyrannical, tyrannous, ultimate, urgency, urgent, urgent need, vigorous, vital, weighty, will, without appeal, without choice, word, word of command, working principle, working rule
 
Main entries similar to: imperative
absolute, acid, acute, allegiance, arbitrary, aristocratic, arrogant, ascendant, authoritarian, authoritative, authorized, autocratic, behest, bidding, binding, biting, bossy, burden, burning, business, canon, charge, clamorous, code, commanding, commandment, commitment, compelling, competent, compulsive, compulsory, conclusive, consequential, considerable, controlling, convention, corrosive, critical, crucial, crying, cutting, de rigueur, decisive, decretory, dedication, deference, demanding, despotic, devotion, dictate, dictatorial, dictum, dire, directive, dominant, domineering, driving, duly constituted, effective, eminent, empowered, entailed, essential, ethics, ex officio, exacting, exigency, exigent, fealty, feudal, final, forceful, forcible, form, formula, golden rule, governing, great, grinding, guideline, guiding principle, gutsy, hard and fast, high-handed, homage, immediacy, imperial, imperious, important, importunate, imposed, impressive, incisive, indicative, indispensable, inevitable, influential, insistent, insolent, instant, instructive, involuntary, irresistible, irrevocable, law, leading, lordly, loyalty, magisterial, mandate, mandated, mandatory, masterful, maxim, mighty, mission, mitzvah, mode, momentous, monocratic, mood, moral, mordant, must, necessary, needful, nervous, norm, obligation, obligatory, official, onus, oppressive, order, ordinance, overbearing, overruling, penetrating, peremptory, permissive, piercing, pivotal, place, pleasure, poignant, potent, potential, powerful, preceptive, predicament, preeminent, prerequisite, prescriptive, pressing, pressure, prestigious, principle, prominent, pronouncement, puissant, punchy, ranking, regulation, repressive, required, respect, rubric, rule, ruling, say-so, senior, sensational, severe, sinewy, slashing, standard, strict, striking, strong, substantial, superior, suppressive, supreme, telling, tenet, totalitarian, trenchant, tyrannical, ultimate, urgency, urgent, vigorous, vital, weighty, will, word