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#217440 - 07/02/14 11:21 PM Word Needed for "Make to thrive"
Loc: San Francisco
Is there a word (noun or adjective) for: "Something you do not absolutely need in order to survive, but you do need (and it will enable you) to thrive"?
Any language will do..._________________________
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#217441 - 07/03/14 04:01 AM Re: Word Needed for "Make to thrive" [Re: Birrell Walsh]
Loc: Victoria, Australia
Some of the synonyms below may be appropriate to thrive.
absolutely necessary; extremely important.
"it is essential to keep up-to-date records"
synonyms: crucial, necessary, key, vital, indispensable, needed, required, called for, requisite, important, all-important, vitally important, of the utmost importance, of great consequence, of the essence, critical, life-and-death, imperative, mandatory, compulsory, obligatory, compelling, urgent, pressing, burning, acute, paramount, pre-eminent, high-priority, significant, consequential More
antonyms: inessential, unimportant, optional
fundamental or central to the nature of something or someone.
"the essential weakness of the plaintiff's case"
synonyms: basic, inherent, fundamental, quintessential, intrinsic, underlying, characteristic, innate, rudimentary, primary, principal, cardinal, chief, elementary, elemental; More
(of an amino acid or fatty acid) required for normal growth but not synthesized in the body and therefore necessary in the diet.
(of a disease) with no known external stimulus or cause; idiopathic.
noun: essential; plural noun: essentials
a thing that is absolutely necessary.
"we only had the bare essentials in the way of equipment"
synonyms: necessity, necessary/essential item, prerequisite, requisite, requirement, need;_________________________
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#217450 - 07/03/14 04:27 PM Re: Word Needed for "Make to thrive" [Re: Birrell Walsh]
Isn't beneficial somewhere close?
#217460 - 07/04/14 11:19 AM Re: Word Needed for "Make to thrive" [Re: Tromboniator]
Loc: Worcester, MA
#217462 - 07/04/14 11:25 AM Re: Word Needed for "Make to thrive" [Re: Tromboniator]
Loc: Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi
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