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 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
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
I think in a capitalist market, competition is nice and important, so if the taxi cabs want to compete with Uber and Lyft, why don’t they provide some of the same services, or why aren’t they nicer?
So I have come to the decision to continue working on the album and make some important changes and additions.
We emptied out our basement of anything important, which is strictly storage anyway. We cleaned out the house of clothes. Things that can't be replaced. Important pieces of furniture.
In general, the anomaly that happened to us in the past, that's the best kind because we'll figure that one out ... and we'll make sure that that's not going to happen again, we're the risk-takers, and being informed on that risk is super important as well.
We are really happy that this person found the sword and gave it to us, it will shed light on our early history. It's a very (important) example of the Viking age.
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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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