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"

Wiktionary

  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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say importance in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Al Ashry:

    However, when authors looked at patients who wore their CPAP more than four hours, they found decreased risk of death, heart attacks, and stroke, which is in concert with a similar analysis we published recently in the American Journal of Cardiology, i think physicians should continue to do their due diligence in counseling patients about the importance of adherence to CPAP.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Wondering why a person who has made the most of the wealth in own life through LUCK only; say, most often, to the people the most about the importance of HARD WORK in their lives.

  3. Wilbur Ross:

    I determined that the importance of that goal outweighed any potential decrease in self-response rates that may result from people violating their legal duty to respond to the decennial census.

  4. Angela Merkel:

    It ... goes without saying that we stress to Turkey, for example, the importance of freedom of the press (and) the freedom of the Kurds, as important as the necessary fight against ... terror is, (Turkey must take a measured) approach ... for all Kurds.

  5. Nakhon Chompuchat:

    We have submitted this to the appeal court so they can understand more, so they can see the importance on how death sentence decision needs to be perfectly clear, we don't have new evidence, we are basing this on evidence that was presented earlier.

Images & Illustrations of importance

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