English dictionary definition of:



  • anything indispensable


  • defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
  • basic and fundamental
  • of the greatest importance
  • absolutely necessary; vitally necessary
  • being or relating to or containing the essence of a plant etc


all-important crucial indispensable necessary necessity requirement requisite substantive

Spellzone course content

View spelling list The -tial ending and learn about the word essential in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 30. Words with ci and ti e.g. ancient, special, initial, gracious.

Scrabble score for essential

Scrabble score = 9

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

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