important, of import(adj)
of great significance or value
"important people"; "the important questions of the day"
important in effect or meaning
"a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"
of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
"a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"
having authority or ascendancy or influence
"an important official"; "the captain's authoritative manner"
having or suggesting a consciousness of high position
"recited the decree with an important air"; "took long important strides in the direction of his office"
Having relevant and crucial value.
full of, or burdened by, import; charged with great interests; restless; anxious
carrying or possessing weight or consequence; of valuable content or bearing; significant; weighty
bearing on; forcible; driving
importunate; pressing; urgent
Something that requires action or attention.
The government ensured the new tax rules were communicated across the media and emailed to all registered business and individuals as they were important.
Something a person, business, group or organization is to be made aware of.
The new training dates were posted on the website and emailed to all athletes as some had changed and it was important they were communicated and seen.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'important' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #212
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'important' in Written Corpus Frequency: #338
Rank popularity for the word 'important' in Adjectives Frequency: #12
The numerical value of important in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of important in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It tells the baseball players you're more important, that's equally as unhealthy, as for a girl to hear that she's not as important as for him to hear that he's more important.
In America only the successful writer is important, in France all writers are important, in England no writer is important, and in Australia you have to explain what a writer is.
It is very important, we agree with that, privacy protection is very important for Huawei, we put a lot of investment into privacy, and security protection is key, it is very important for the consumer.
We've revived the army and that's very important, for us, the most important thing is the army and then everything else. It's important for us that our country is a power. If we are not a power, we do not exist.
In my own mind, I think coach education is important, and I think the data collected shows that it's important, i don't want to promote USA Football over someone else's program. But I think it's important coaches receive some training in proper tackling and equipment fitting.
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Translations for important
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- གལ་ཆེན་པོTibetan Standard
- importantCatalan, Valencian
- tähtis, olulineEstonian
- مُهِمّ, مهمPersian
- wichtichWestern Frisian
- tábhachtach, mórluachachIrish
- महत्वपूर्ण, अहम, जरूरीHindi
- enpòtanHaitian Creole
- 大切, 重要Japanese
- 중요하다, 중대한Korean
- маанилүү, олуттууKyrgyz
- gravis, magnus, maximusLatin
- wichtegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- nozīmīgs, svarīgsLatvian
- tiketike, hira, mātuatua, matuaMāori
- അതിപ്രധാനമായ, ഉയര്ന്ന പദവിയിലുള്ള, മുഖ്യമായ, ഗൗരവമുള്ളMalayalam
- alvorlig, betydelig, viktigNorwegian
- ਮਹੱਤਵਪੂਰਨPanjabi, Punjabi
- важный, ваRussian
- važan, важанSerbo-Croatian
- වැදගත්Sinhala, Sinhalese
- i rëndësishëmAlbanian
- viktig, betydelsefull, ViktigtSwedish
- பாரதூரம், முக்கியமானTamil
- เอ้, สำคัญThai
- dahylly, möhümTurkmen
- önemli, mühim, Turkish
- значний, важний, важливий, ваUkrainian
- quan trọngVietnamese
- impôrtant, consecantWalloon
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