Definitions for "Imperative"
Expressive of command; containing positive command; authoritatively or absolutely directive; commanding; authoritative; as, imperative orders.
Expressive of commund, entreaty, advice, or exhortation; as, the imperative mood.
The imperative mood; also, a verb in the imperative mood.
Not to be avoided or evaded; obligatory; binding; compulsory; as, an imperative duty or order.
some duty that is essential and urgent
urgent, obligatory.
requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
a practical rule by which an action, otherwise contingent in itself, is made necessary
a rule, a principle, or an instinct that compels a certain behavior
Extremely important and necessary.
a structure whose main purpose is to issue a directive