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Imperative

Im`per´a`tive
a.1.Expressive of command; containing positive command; authoritatively or absolutely directive; commanding; authoritative; as, imperative orders.
The suit of kings are imperative.
- Bp. Hall.
2.Not to be avoided or evaded; obligatory; binding; compulsory; as, an imperative duty or order.
3.(Gram.) Expressive of commund, entreaty, advice, or exhortation; as, the imperative mood.
n.1.(Gram.) The imperative mood; also, a verb in the imperative mood.
Noun1.imperative - a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior
2.imperative - some duty that is essential and urgent
Adj.1.imperative - requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
Antonyms:
beseeching - begging
2.imperative - relating to verbs in the imperative mood
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, competent, compulsatory, compulsive, compulsory, conclusive, conditional, consequential, considerable, constraining, controlling, convention, corrosive, 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, importunate, imposed, impressive, incisive, indicative, indispensable, inevitable, influential, insistent, 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, 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, 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 need, vigorous, vital, weighty, will, without appeal, without choice, word, word of command, working principle, working rule
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