Synonyms of instrumental in English:



  • he was instrumental in developing new diagnostic procedures the company's record was instrumental in its ultimate failure
    involved, active, influential, contributory; helpful, of help/assistance, useful, of use/service; significant, important; (be instrumental in)play a part in, contribute to, be a factor in, be (partly) responsible for, have a hand in; add to, help, promote, advance, further, forward, oil the wheels of, open the door for, be conducive to, make for; lead to, cause, give rise to
    formal conduce to
    [Antonyms] uninvolved, obstructive
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