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Definition 1: of great significance or value - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where of import or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • important people
  • the important questions of the day

Synonyms for of import in the sense of this definition

(of import is similar to ...) (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation

"our distinguished professor"

(of import is similar to ...) highly important to or an integral part of a strategy or plan of action especially in war

"a strategic chess move" "strategic withdrawal" "strategic bombing missions"

(of import is similar to ...) the most important and magnificent in adornment

"grand ballroom" "grand staircase"

(of import is similar to ...) of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

"grave responsibilities" "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis" "a grievous fault" "heavy matters of state" "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"

(of import is similar to ...) of major significance or importance

"a great work of art" "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey"

(of import is similar to ...) important in history

"the historic first voyage to outer space"

(of import is similar to ...) indicating the head of a staff


(of import is similar to ...) of distinguished importance

"a measurable figure in literature"

(of import is similar to ...) designating the player judged to be the most important to the sport

"the most-valuable player award"

(of import is similar to ...) of radical or major importance

"a Copernican revolution in modern art"

(of import is similar to ...) having important issues or results

"the year's only really consequential legislation" "an eventful decision"

(of import is similar to ...) of the greatest importance

"the all-important subject of disarmament" "crucial information" "in chess cool nerves are of the essence"

(of import is similar to ...) first in order of importance

"the alpha male in the group of chimpanzees" "the alpha star in a constellation is the brightest or main star"

(of import is similar to ...) second in order of importance

"the candidate, considered a beta male, was perceived to be unable to lead his party to victory"

(of import is similar to ...) significant

"graduation was a big day in his life"

(of import is similar to ...) of immediate import

"burning issues of the day"

(of import is similar to ...) serving as an essential component

"a cardinal rule" "the central cause of the problem" "an example that was fundamental to the argument" "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"

(of import is similar to ...) most important element

"the chief aim of living" "the main doors were of solid glass" "the principal rivers of America" "the principal example" "policemen were primary targets" "the master bedroom" "a master switch"

(of import is similar to ...) of great consequence

"marriage is a serious matter"

(means also ...) important in effect or meaning

"a significant change in tax laws" "a significant change in the Constitution" "a significant contribution" "significant details" "statistically significant"

(means also ...) having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange

"a valuable diamond"

(means also ...) basic and fundamental

"the essential feature"

(... are attributes of of import) the quality of being important and worthy of note

"the importance of a well-balanced diet"

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