|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org Forums Q&A about words Word Needed for "Make to thrive" Register Forums Calendar Active Threads Search Forum Help
#217440 - 07/03/14 03:21 AM Word Needed for "Make to thrive" Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 12 Birrell Walsh
Joined: Jul 2009
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...
My Novels and Poetry
(Romance! Theology! Tantra! and an occasional recipe)
#217441 - 07/03/14 08:01 AM Re: Word Needed for "Make to thrive" [Re: Birrell Walsh] Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 287 Bazr
Joined: Dec 2008
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;
live in the moment
#217450 - 07/03/14 08:27 PM Re: Word Needed for "Make to thrive" [Re: Birrell Walsh] Joined: May 2010
Posts: 959 Tromboniator
Joined: May 2010
Isn't beneficial somewhere close?
#217460 - 07/04/14 03:19 PM Re: Word Needed for "Make to thrive" [Re: Tromboniator] Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,880 wofahulicodoc
Joined: Aug 2001
#217462 - 07/04/14 03:25 PM Re: Word Needed for "Make to thrive" [Re: Tromboniator] Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,554 jenny jenny
Joined: Jun 2010
Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi
as in the love of all things extant and all thing past and all things to be.
Moderated by Jackie
Forum Statistics Forums16Topics13,880Posts224,657Members9,045 Most Online3,341
Dec 9th, 2011
Newest Members DavidOrigami, RichEngle, Stosh2010, CarolWilliamson, Farscape07
9045 Registered Users
Who's Online Now 0 registered members (), 97 guests, and 3 spiders. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters(30 Days) A C Bowden 28LukeJavan8 10
Top Posters(All Time) wwh 13,858Faldage 13,803Jackie 11,613tsuwm 10,538LukeJavan8 9,120wofahulicodoc 7,880Buffalo Shrdlu 7,210AnnaStrophic 6,511Wordwind 6,296of troy 5,400
Forum Rules · Mark All Read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top