What does important mean?

Definitions for important
ɪmˈpɔr tntim·por·tant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. important, of importadjective

    of great significance or value

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

  2. significant, importantadjective

    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, importantadjective

    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, importantadjective

    having authority or ascendancy or influence

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

  5. importantadjective

    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. importantadjective

    Having relevant and crucial value.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Importantverb

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

  2. Importantverb

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

  3. Importantverb

    bearing on; forcible; driving

  4. Importantverb

    importunate; pressing; urgent

Editors Contribution

  1. important

    Data, facts, information, research or statistics a person, business, form of unity government, group or organization is 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

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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. Andy Murray:

    The most important point in any team is that everyone has the same vision, everyone wants to move forward together, i feel that's what I have now. Maybe the last four or five months of last year it wasn't like that. It's not as much fun traveling when that's the case. If everyone isn't right into it, that isn't how you want to work.

  2. Joe Jonas:

    This is an important song. I wrote it for my significant other, Sophie Turner, and it's one of those love letters that you write to your partner saying,' I'll be there no matter what.'.

  3. Tom Selleck:

    Trafficking is more prevalent than people realize, it is stunning and shocking that human beings have evolved to this. It is an important story.

  4. Win Thin:

    The relief is unlikely to last, especially if emerging markets continue to be under pressure, the (Turkish) central bank will see how markets react and it will be important how they react when Europe opens.

  5. Oscar Wilde:

    Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.

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