essential vs requisite what difference

what is difference between essential and requisite

English

Alternative forms

  • essentiall (obsolete)

Etymology

From Late Latin essentiālis, from Latin essentia (being, essence).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈsɛn.ʃəl/, [əˈsɛn.tʃəl]
  • Hyphenation: es‧sen‧tial

Adjective

essential (comparative more essential, superlative most essential)

  1. Necessary.
    Synonyms: indispensable; see also Thesaurus:requisite
    Antonyms: accidental, accessorial, incidental, unnecessary, unneeded
  2. Very important; of high importance.
    Synonyms: crucial; see also Thesaurus:important
    Antonyms: unimportant; see also Thesaurus:insignificant
  3. (biology) Necessary for survival but not synthesized by the organism, thus needing to be ingested.
  4. Being in the basic form; showing its essence.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:intrinsic, Thesaurus:bare-bones
    Antonyms: adscititious; see also Thesaurus:extrinsic
  5. Really existing; existent.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:existent
    Antonyms: see Thesaurus:inexistent
  6. (geometry) Such that each complementary region is irreducible, the boundary of each complementary region is incompressible by disks and monogons in the complementary region, and no leaf is a sphere or a torus bounding a solid torus in the manifold.
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  7. (medicine) Idiopathic.
  8. Having the nature of essence; not physical.

Antonyms

  • inessential, unessential, non-essential, nonessential

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

essential (plural essentials)

  1. A necessary ingredient.
  2. A fundamental ingredient.
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Related terms

  • essence

Translations

Further reading

  • essential on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • siletanes


English

Etymology

From Latin requīsītus, perfect passive participle of requīrō (I require, seek, ask for), from which English require.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈkwɪzɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛkwɪzɪt/

Adjective

requisite (comparative more requisite, superlative most requisite)

  1. Essential, indispensable, required.
    Synonyms: necessary; see also Thesaurus:requisite

Related terms

  • requisition

Translations

Noun

requisite (plural requisites)

  1. An indispensable item; a requirement.

Hyponyms

  • prerequisite

Translations


Italian

Verb

requisite

  1. inflection of requisire:
    1. second-person plural present
    2. second-person plural imperative

Adjective

requisite

  1. feminine plural of requisito

Latin

Participle

requīsīte

  1. vocative masculine singular of requīsītus

Portuguese

Verb

requisite

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of requisitar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of requisitar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of requisitar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of requisitar

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