Synonyms of vital


1. critical, vital, indispensable (vs. dispensable)

usage: urgently needed; absolutely necessary; "a critical element of the plan"; "critical medical supplies"; "vital for a healthy society"; "of vital interest"

2. vital, life-sustaining, essential (vs. inessential)

usage: performing an essential function in the living body; "vital organs"; "blood and other vital fluids"; "the loss of vital heat in shock"; "a vital spot"; "life-giving love and praise"

3. full of life, lively, vital, animated (vs. unanimated), alive

usage: full of spirit; "a dynamic full of life woman"; "a vital and charismatic leader"; "this whole lively world"

4. vital, alive(predicate) (vs. dead), live

usage: manifesting or characteristic of life; "a vital, living organism"; "vital signs"

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Definition and meaning of vital (Dictionary)