Definition of Important

1. Adjective. Of great significance or value. "The important questions of the day"




2. Adjective. Important in effect or meaning. "Statistically significant"

3. Adjective. Of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis. "A crucial issue for women"
Exact synonyms: Crucial
Also: Critical, Decisive, Essential
Similar to: Critical, Decisive, Life-and-death, Life-or-death, Pivotal, Polar
Derivative terms: Cruciality, Importance
Antonyms: Noncrucial

4. Adjective. Having authority or ascendancy or influence. "The captain's authoritative manner"
Exact synonyms: Authoritative
Similar to: Influential
Derivative terms: Importance

5. Adjective. Having or suggesting a consciousness of high position. "Took long important strides in the direction of his office"
Similar to: Immodest

Definition of Important

1. a. Full of, or burdened by, import; charged with great interests; restless; anxious.

Definition of Important

1. Adjective. Having relevant and crucial value. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Important

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Important

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impoons
impoor
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imporosity
imporous
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importancies
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important (current term)
important-looking
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importee
importer
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importeth
importin
importing
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Literary usage of Important

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by Mysore Geologists' Association (1918)
"No authenticated case of secondary enrichment to any important extent, in tungsten deposits, has yet been described. It appears improbable, furthermore, ..."

2. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs, Lydia Maria Francis Child (1861)
"important Era in my Brother's Life. XXVI. important ERA IN MY BROTHER'S LIFE. I MISSED the company and kind attentions of my brother William, ..."

3. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"CHAPTER XII Why the 'Americans Raise Some Monuments so Insignificant, and Others so important I HAVE just observed, that in democratic ages monuments of the ..."

4. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"lThis dock strike is important; they should be low, slow beats on a well-toned tube; no one must speak or move till the third beat is well over. ..."

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