imperative - English Synonyms Dictionary

imperative

n.
[1] imperative mood , jussive mood , imperative form
adj.
[1] mandatory , compulsory , necessary , required , requisite , demanded , obligatory , indispensable , essential , crucial , vital , urgent , pressing , exigent
[2] imperious , commanding , authoritarian , overbearing , peremptory , autocratic , domineering , magisterial , lordly , arbitrary , dictatorial , dogmatic , tyrannical , despotic , (Colloq) bossy