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Imperative vs. Vital

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Imperativeadjective

Essential; crucial; extremely important.

‘That you come here right now is imperative.’;

Vitaladjective

Relating to, or characteristic of life.

‘vital energies; vital functions; vital actions’;

Imperativeadjective

(grammar) Of, or relating to the imperative mood.

Vitaladjective

Necessary to the continuation of life; being the seat of life; being that on which life depends.

‘The brain is a vital organ.’;

Imperativeadjective

(computing theory) Having semantics that incorporates mutable variables.

Vitaladjective

Invigorating or life-giving.

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Imperativeadjective

Expressing a command; authoritatively or absolutely directive.

‘imperative orders’;

Vitaladjective

Necessary to continued existence.

‘The transition to farming was vital for the creation of civilisation.’;

Imperativenoun

The grammatical mood expressing an order (see jussive). In English, the imperative form of a verb is the same as that of the bare infinitive.

‘The verbs in sentences like "Do it!" and "Say what you like!" are in the imperative.’;

Vitaladjective

Relating to the recording of life events.

‘Birth, marriage and death certificates are vital records.’;

Imperativenoun

A verb in imperative mood.

Vitaladjective

Very important.

‘It is vital that you don't forget to do your homework.’;

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Imperativenoun

(countable) An essential action, a must: something which is imperative.

‘Visiting Berlin is an imperative.’;

Vitaladjective

Containing life; living.

Imperativeadjective

Expressive of command; containing positive command; authoritatively or absolutely directive; commanding; authoritative; as, imperative orders.

‘The suit of kings are imperative.’;

Vitaladjective

Capable of living; in a state to live; viable.

Imperativeadjective

Not to be avoided or evaded; obligatory; binding; compulsory; as, an imperative duty or order.

Vitaladjective

Belonging or relating to life, either animal or vegetable; as, vital energies; vital functions; vital actions.

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Imperativeadjective

Expressive of commund, entreaty, advice, or exhortation; as, the imperative mood.

Vitaladjective

Contributing to life; necessary to, or supporting, life; as, vital blood.

‘Do the heavens afford him vital food?’; ‘And vital virtue infused, and vital warmth.’;

Imperativenoun

The imperative mood; also, a verb in the imperative mood.

Vitaladjective

Containing life; living.

Imperativenoun

a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior

Vitaladjective

Being the seat of life; being that on which life depends; mortal.

‘The dart flew on, and pierced a vital part.’;

Imperativenoun

some duty that is essential and urgent

Vitaladjective

Very necessary; highly important; essential.

‘A competence is vital to content.’;

Imperativeadjective

requiring attention or action;

‘as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative’; ‘requests that grew more and more imperative’;

Vitaladjective

Capable of living; in a state to live; viable.

‘Pythagoras and Hippocrates . . . affirm the birth of the seventh month to be vital.’;

Imperativeadjective

relating to verbs in the imperative mood

Vitalnoun

A vital part; one of the vitals.

Vitaladjective

urgently needed; absolutely necessary;

‘a critical element of the plan’; ‘critical medical supplies’; ‘vital for a healthy society’; ‘of vital interest’;

Vitaladjective

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’;

Vitaladjective

full of spirit;

‘a dynamic full of life woman’; ‘a vital and charismatic leader’; ‘this whole lively world’;

Vitaladjective

manifesting or characteristic of life;

‘a vital, living organism’; ‘vital signs’;

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