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import

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of import

  1. 1 the quality or state of being important I can't overemphasize the import of this examination on your future academic career Synonyms account, consequence, importance, magnitude, moment, momentousness, significance, weight, weightinessRelated Words celebrity, distinction, eminence, fame, note, noteworthiness, notoriety, preeminence, prominence, renown; store, substance, substantiveness, value, worth, worthiness; gravity, seriousness; authority, control, dominion, mastery, potency, power, sway; mark, name, report, reputation, repute; centrality, essentiality, essentialness; cachet, position, prestige, rank, standing, stature, status; glory, greatness, honor, illustriousnessNear Antonyms paltriness, pettiness, valuelessness, worthlessness; discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, odium, opprobrium, shame; anonymity; obscurityAntonyms insignificance, littleness, puniness, slightness, smallness, triviality

  2. 2 the idea that is conveyed or intended to be conveyed to the mind by language, symbol, or action didn't understand all the technical jargon, but got the general import of the speech Synonyms content, denotation, drift, meaning, intent, intention, purport, sense, significance, significationRelated Words connotation; clue, cue, hint, implication, indication, inkling, intimation, suggestion; message, tenor, theme; bottom, essence, essentiality, nature, soul, spirit, stuff; acceptance, acceptation, definition; burden, crux, gist; core, heart, kernel, marrow, nub, nucleus, pith, point, quick; matter, motif, motive, question, subject, topic


import

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of import

  1. 1 to be of importance it imports little whether you like Grandma's gift; you should have graciously thanked her Synonyms count, matter, mean, signify, weighRelated Words affect, concern, influence, sway; add up (to), amount (to)

  2. 2 to communicate or convey (as an idea) to the mind the word “freedom” can import different things to different people Synonyms denote, express, mean, intend, signify, spellRelated Words connote, imply, suggest; add up (to), amount (to); hint, infer, insinuate, intimate; embody, epitomize, personify, represent, symbol, symbolize; advert, allude (to), cite, instance, mention, refer (to), specify, touch (on or upon); designate, indicate, point (to), signal; announce, declare, proclaim; elucidate, explain



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