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I maintain also that substances, whether material or immaterial, cannot be conceived in their bare essence without any activity, activity being of the essence of substance in general.
Gottfried Leibniz

Meaning of "of the essence" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OF THE ESSENCE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OF THE ESSENCE

of even date
of fashion
of few words
of foot
of hers
of his
of late
of many parts
of many words
of mine
of necessity
of note
of one´s own accord
of one´s word
of ours
of sorts
of that ilk
of the order of
of theirs
of yours

WORDS THAT END LIKE OF THE ESSENCE

absence
almond essence
at your convenience
audience
conference
copresence
essence
in essence
leave of absence
multipresence
omnipresence
Pleasence
pluripresence
police presence
presence
quintessence
real presence
telepresence
unessence
vanilla essence

Synonyms and antonyms of of the essence in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OF THE ESSENCE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «of the essence» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of of the essence

Translation of «of the essence» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OF THE ESSENCE

Find out the translation of of the essence to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of of the essence from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «of the essence» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

的本质
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de la esencia
570 millions of speakers

English

of the essence
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सार की
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

من جوهر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сущности
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

da essência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সারাংশ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de l´essence
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Intipati
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

des Wesens
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

本質の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

본질
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Saka inti
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

của bản chất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सार च्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Özünden
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dell´essenza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

istoty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сутності
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de esența
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

της ουσίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

van die essensie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

av extraktet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

av essensen
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OF THE ESSENCE»

The term «of the essence» is very widely used and occupies the 899 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about of the essence

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4 QUOTES WITH «OF THE ESSENCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word of the essence.
1
George Ayittey
Just because a group does not take its decisions by voting does not mean they have no understanding of the essence of democracy.
2
George Boole
It is not of the essence of mathematics to be conversant with the ideas of number and quantity.
3
Northrop Frye
It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable.
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Gottfried Leibniz
I maintain also that substances, whether material or immaterial, cannot be conceived in their bare essence without any activity, activity being of the essence of substance in general.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OF THE ESSENCE»

Discover the use of of the essence in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to of the essence and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
On the Essence of Language: The Metaphysics of Language and ...
This important early Heidegger text sheds new light on his later focus on language.
Martin Heidegger, 2004
2
The Essence of Womanhood
Susie Heath's The Essence of Womanhood - re-awakening the authentic feminine is the book you've been waiting for.Reveal the gorgeous, beautiful, powerful, feminine being you were born to be, and let her out to play!
Susie Heath, 2008
3
Time Is of the Essence: Temporality, Gender, and the New Woman
Examines the intricate relationships between time and gender in the novels of five fin-de-siecle British writers--Thomas Hardy, Olive Schreiner, H. Rider Haggard, Sarah Grand, and Mona Caird.
Patricia Murphy, 2001
4
The Essence of Herbs: A Fingertip Guide to the Common ...
This is a book designed for accessibility and ease of use to meet the needs of the dedicated home cook who doesn't have the time, or inclination to pour through the many excellent reference books on herbs that are available.
Terry D. Gulden, 2007
5
The Essence of Happiness: A Guidebook for Living
Drawing on more that 2,500 years of Buddhist tradition and teaching, the spiritual leader demonstrates how to confront the negative emotions, stresses, and obstacles of everyday life in order to find the source of inner peace.
Dalai Lama XIV, Howard C. Cutler, 2010
6
Yoga: The Essence Of Life : Eight Yogis Share Their Journeys
This book gives the dedicated yoga student and curious reader alike the chance to listen to the wisdom of these teachers.
Alix Johnson, 2004
7
The Essence of Software Engineering: Applying the SEMAT Kernel
This book is an attempt at describing that balance.” —Robert Martin (unclebob) “The work of Ivar Jacobson and his colleagues, started as part of the SEMAT initiative, has taken a systematic approach to identifying a ‘kernel’ of ...
Ivar Jacobson, Pan-Wei Ng, Paul E. McMahon, 2013
8
Essence of Aikido: Spiritual Teaching of Morihei Ueshiba
The Essence of Aikido is an inspiring study of the spiritual and physical elements in Aikido, providing a resource for martial arts practitioners and philosophy students alike.
盛平·植芝, 1999
9
The Essence: A Pledge Novel
“Danger, dread, mystery, and romance” (Booklist) continue in the second book of The Pledge trilogy, as Charlie’s reign is under siege from the most unusual of enemies.
Kimberly Derting, 2013
10
The Essence of SQL: A Guide to Learning Most of SQL in the ...
Ideal for programmers, managers, and students who want to quickly acquire an in-depth understanding of SQL, this book covers the important aspects of the programming language.
David Rozenshtein, Tom Bondur, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OF THE ESSENCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term of the essence is used in the context of the following news items.
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AMBER ALERT: Police continue search for missing toddler through …
"Time is of the essence. That knowledge is power for the public and for the media as well. We'll get to the bottom of what actually transpired ... «WJXT Jacksonville, Jul 15»
2
Urgent action needed to support medical reform; airlines actively …
For the amendment, too, time is of the essence. The current authority for highway funding expires at the end of the month, leaving the Senate ... «AOPA Pilot, Jul 15»
3
Donation buys technology for police to track those at risk of …
More importantly, because time is of the essence, every minute lost increases the risk of a tragic outcome." The transmitter, worn as a watch or ... «Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Jul 15»
4
Hitler? That's too easy. You have to work harder.
After all, when saying such things, time is often of the essence. So they deal the most famous name in mass murder from the bottom of the deck: ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
5
Conservatives to Boehner: Don't Delay Defunding Planned …
“Time is of the essence and I am personally urging House leadership to bring up my legislation to defund Planned Parenthood for a vote ... «Daily Signal, Jul 15»
6
How to Get the Best Deal On Cell Phone Service
"I only use it when time is of the essence, and I don't yak away for hours, because I have nothing better to do." That approach may be a reach ... «MainStreet, Jul 15»
7
Venice Days Section Unveils Diverse Lineup Launching 18 World …
Carlos Saura will be on the Lido with “Argentina,” a documentary about tango which continues his exploration of the essence of popular dance ... «Variety, Jul 15»
8
10 Things You Need to Know About Social Security
Considering and understanding Social Security is of the essence for most consumers: Social Security retirement benefits typically replace 40% ... «TheStreet.com, Jul 15»
9
Police: Lansdale man's deadly plot thwarted
... who said that because time was of the essence, officers at the scene handled the situation without calling in a county tactical response team. «Bucks Local News, Jul 15»
10
Think You're Smarter Than Josh Voorhees? Find Out With This …
The questions are multiple-choice, and time is of the essence: You have 30 seconds to answer, and as the seconds tick away, the question's ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»

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