• necessity, obligation; command, order; imperative mood, form used when making an order or request (grammar); verb in the imperative mood (grammar)
• necessary, obligatory; commanding; of the imperative mood, of the form used when making an order or request (grammar); of a verb in the imperative mood (grammar)
• something that is imperative is very important and needs to be considered or dealt with urgently; a formal use.
• an imperative is an action, command, or task that is very urgent and must be dealt with quickly or urgently; a formal use.
• in grammar, an imperative is a verb in the form that is typically used for giving instructions or making informal invitations. for example, in `turn left at the next crossroads' and `have another biscuit', `turn' and `have' are imperatives.
• (computers) programming language designed to change the state of variables by substitution
• command form of a verb (grammar)
• command (grammar)
• rule formulated by emmanuel kant stating that one must do what one expects other to do in a similar situation
• shortened command, abbreviated command