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
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
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
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
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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
Examples of important in a Sentence
When a musical memory is triggered in people with memory disorders, they don't just remember the song, they also usually remember some other autobiographical memories that are connected, they remember at least for a moment where they are and who they are. And that can lead to very good, important moments, sometimes very emotional scenes where there is a reconnect for a moment, a recognition.
The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel, are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.
I think we have to keep in mind that while it’s important to improve access to medications, we need to make sure they’re used safely.
Respect for the environment means more than simply using cleaner products or recycling what we use. These are important aspects, but not enough, we need to see, with the eyes of faith, the beauty of God's saving plan, the link between the natural environment and the dignity of the human person.
Time is the most important thing in human life, for what is pleasure after the departure of time? and the most consolatory, since pain, when pain has passed, is nothing. Time is the wheel-track in which we roll on towards eternity, conducting us to the Incomprehensible. In its progress there is a ripening power, and it ripens us the more, and the more powerfully, when we duly estimate it. Listen to its voice, do not waste it, but regard it as the highest finite good, in which all finite things are resolved.
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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, mühimTurkish
- значний, важний, важливий, ваUkrainian
- quan trọngVietnamese
- impôrtant, consecantWalloon
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