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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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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