What does Importance mean?

Definitions for Importance
ɪmˈpɔr tnsIm·por·tance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. importance(noun)

    the quality of being important and worthy of note

    "the importance of a well-balanced diet"

  2. importance, grandness(noun)

    a prominent status

    "a person of importance"


  1. importance(Noun)

    The quality or condition of being important or worthy of note

  2. importance(Noun)

    significance or prominence

  3. importance(Noun)

    personal status or standing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Importance(noun)

    the quality or state of being important; consequence; weight; moment; significance

    Etymology: [F. importance. See Important.]

  2. Importance(noun)

    subject; matter

    Etymology: [F. importance. See Important.]

  3. Importance(noun)

    import; meaning; significance

    Etymology: [F. importance. See Important.]

  4. Importance(noun)

    importunity; solicitation

    Etymology: [F. importance. See Important.]

Editors Contribution

  1. importance

    The quality of being important.

    The level of importance was relative to what was occuring.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Importance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1005

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Importance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2398

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Importance' in Nouns Frequency: #464

How to pronounce Importance?

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How to say Importance in sign language?

  1. importance


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Importance in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Importance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Importance in a Sentence

  1. Mike Thomas:

    I was certainly troubled by all the allegations. And those allegations don't match our core values, certainly our student athletes need to be in an environment that's safe, that's healthy, that takes their well-being as primary importance.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    Our and your predecessors understood the importance of this bridge, let us hope that we will fulfil this historic mission. Undoubtedly, it will create additional opportunities for economic growth.

  3. Emily Finlayson:

    I think the importance of the study is that people can be sanguine of the benefits of this operation in this population.

  4. Bill Smead:

    We're dealing with a game of far too much importance to have the rules officiated by the players, we are letting them call the fouls.

  5. Boeing Co:

    We are currently conducting additional company and customer inspections of the jets and have implemented preventative action plans, we have also incorporated additional training, more rigorous clean-as-you-go practices and FOD awareness days across the company to stress the importance and urgency of this issue.

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