As an adjective imperative
As a noun imperativeness is
the state or condition of being imperative.
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(computing theory) Having a semantics that incorporates mutable variables.
(grammar) of, or relating to the imperative mood
Expressing a command; authoritatively or absolutely directive.
- It is imperative that you come here right now.
* Bishop Hall
- imperative orders
- The suits of kings are imperative .
(uncountable, grammar) 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.
(countable, grammar) A verb in imperative mood.
(countable) An essential action, a must: something which is imperative.
- The verbs in sentences like "Do it!" and "Say what you like!" are in the imperative .
- Visiting Berlin is an imperative .
* (grammatical mood) imperative mood
* first imperative (Latin grammar)
* second imperative (Latin grammar)
* categorical imperative
* (in grammar) assertoric, interrogative
The state or condition of being imperative.