What does important mean?

Definitions for important
ɪmˈpɔr tntim·por·tant

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word important.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. important, of import(adj)

    of great significance or value

    "important people"; "the important questions of the day"

  2. significant, important(adj)

    important in effect or meaning

    "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"

  3. crucial, important(adj)

    of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis

    "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"

  4. authoritative, important(adj)

    having authority or ascendancy or influence

    "an important official"; "the captain's authoritative manner"

  5. important(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. important(Adjective)

    Having relevant and crucial value.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Important(verb)

    full of, or burdened by, import; charged with great interests; restless; anxious

  2. Important(verb)

    carrying or possessing weight or consequence; of valuable content or bearing; significant; weighty

  3. Important(verb)

    bearing on; forcible; driving

  4. Important(verb)

    importunate; pressing; urgent

Editors Contribution

  1. important

    Data, facts, information, research or statistics a person, business, form of unity government, 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.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 19, 2016  
  2. important

    Information communicated 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.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 19, 2016  
  3. important

    The well-being of a person we love.

    We place the important value of every human being on planet earth.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 26, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'important' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #212

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'important' in Written Corpus Frequency: #338

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'important' in Adjectives Frequency: #12

How to pronounce important?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say important in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of important in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of important in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of important in a Sentence

  1. Towers Foundation -RRB- Shannon:

    Chris was a very humble man. He did things because they were the right thing to do, not because it made him look good, its important that we remember as Americans that we make a promise to these families [of men and women] who go out and die for us, that were going to take care of their families afterward.

  2. David Petraeus:

    They have, to a degree, been both part of Iraq's salvation but also the most serious threat to the all-important effort of once again getting the Sunni Arab population in Iraq to feel that it has a stake in the success of Iraq rather than a stake in its failure, longer term, Iranian-backed Shia militia could emerge as the preeminent power in the country, one that is outside the control of the government and instead answerable to Tehran.

  3. Jay Butler:

    If cases begin to go up again, particularly if they go up dramatically, it is important to recognize that more mitigation efforts such as what were implemented back in March may be needed again.

  4. Jagat Basnet:

    Power respects power: the greater the mobilization, the better we can negotiate, and put pressure on the landlords, for rural women especially, who have no other asset, it's very important they know they can co-own the land.

  5. Nadra Ukrainy:

    In circumstances of falling world oil prices Ukraine sharply reduced the search of hydrocarbons, that is why it is important that the winner committed to invest several hundred million dollars into the programme of geological exploration at the Yuzivska site.

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