Important and Necessary


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Important adjective – Having great meaning or lasting effect.
Necessary is a synonym for important in valuable topic. In some cases you can use "Necessary" instead an adjective "Important", when it comes to topics like main, essential, vital, of value.
Nearby Words: importance, importantly, importation
Synonyms for Important


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Necessary adjective – Impossible to do without.
Usage example: food and water are necessary for survival

Important is a synonym for necessary in vital topic. You can use "Important" instead an adjective "Necessary".
Nearby Words: necessity, necessarily
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Things that words describes

skill important skill necessary skill
character important character necessary character
feature important feature necessary feature
work important work necessary work
Other nouns: people, role, part, job, parts, item, moment, step, characters, element, information, evidence, items, bits, mechanic, elements, points, pieces, clues.

Both words in one sentence

  • Sailor Earth In a letter to Kiyo in the epilogue, he reflects on the competition (called the God Trial) and noting the competition as an important and necessary thing.
    Source: Sailor Earth
  • Wacky Marriage Proposal A rather important and necessary deception, actually, considering the requirement of a guaranteed heartfelt "yes" for the prank to end happily.
  • Chewbacca Defense There are also hints that the reason the entire population (including its ruler) of Gormenghast go along with the pointless rituals enacted by Sourdust, Barquentine and then Steerpike is that they are so portentous and complex that it is assumed they must be really important and necessary.
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