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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 of import account, consequence, importance, magnitude, moment, momentousness, significance, weight, weightinessWords Related to import 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 of import paltriness, pettiness, valuelessness, worthlessness; discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, odium, opprobrium, shame; anonymity; obscurityAntonyms of import 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 of import content, denotation, drift, meaning, intent, intention, purport, sense, significance, significationWords Related to import 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 of import count, matter, mean, signify, weighWords Related to import 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 of import denote, express, mean, intend, signify, spellWords Related to import 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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