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import

noun

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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

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import

verb

Synonyms of import (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to be of importance
  • it imports little whether you like Grandma's gift; you should have graciously thanked her

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2 to communicate or convey (as an idea) to the mind
  • the word "freedom" can import different things to different people

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The first known use of import was in the 15th century

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“Import.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/import. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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