Synonyms of essence in English:

essence

noun

  • 1 the very essence of economics
    quintessence, soul, spirit, nature; core, heart, crux, nucleus, substance; principle, fundamental quality, sum and substance, warp and woof, reality, actuality
    informal nitty-gritty
  • 2 essence of ginger
    extract, concentrate, distillate, elixir, decoction, juice, tincture; scent, perfume, oil
  • Phrases

    in essence

    in essence, his essays are the products of an indoctrinated young mindessentiallybasicallyfundamentallyprimarilyprincipallychieflypredominantlysubstantiallyabove allfirst and foremosteffectivelyvirtuallyto all intents and purposesintrinsicallyinherently

    of the essence

    absolute secrecy is of the essence See essential (sense 1) of the adjective)

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