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English Dictionary: indispensable by the DICT Development Group
2 results for indispensable
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. not to be dispensed with; essential; "foods indispensable to good nutrition"
    Antonym(s): dispensable
  2. absolutely necessary; vitally necessary; "essential tools and materials"; "funds essential to the completion of the project"; "an indispensable worker"
    Synonym(s): essential, indispensable
  3. unavoidable; "the routine but indispensable ceremonies of state"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Indispensable \In`dis*pen"sa*ble\, a. [Pref. in- not +
      dispensable: cf. F. indispensable.]
      1. Not dispensable; impossible to be omitted, remitted, or
            spared; absolutely necessary or requisite.
      2. (Eccl.) Not admitting dispensation; not subject to release
            or exemption. [R.]
                     The law was moral and indispensable.   --Bp. Burnet.
      3. Unavoidable; inevitable. [Obs.] --Fuller.
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