HyperDic: import

English > 8 senses of the word import:
NOUNartifactimport, importationcommodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
person import, importeean imported person brought from a foreign country
communicationimport, meaning, significance, significationthe message that is intended or expressed or signified
cognitionimport, significance, implicationa meaning / meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred / inferred / inferred
attributeimport, consequence, momenthaving important effects or influence
VERBpossessionimportbring in from abroad
possessionimporttransfer (electronic data) into a database or document
communicationimport, spellindicate or signify
import > pronunciation
Soundsihmpao'rt; ih'mpaort
Rhymesabort ... wart: 48 rhymes with aort...
English > import: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningcommodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country.
Synonymimportation
Broadercommodity, trade good, goodarticles of commerce
Oppositeexport, exportationcommodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
Spanishimportaciones, importación
Catalanimportació
Verbsimportbring in from abroad
English > import: 8 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn imported person brought from a foreign country.
Examples
  • "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"
  • "they are descendants of indentured importees"
Synonymimportee
Broaderforeigner, alien, noncitizen, outlanderA person who comes from a foreign country
Verbsimportbring in from abroad
English > import: 8 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe message that is intended or expressed or signified.
Example "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
Synonymsmeaning, significance, signification
Narrowereffect, essence, burden, core, gistThe central meaning / meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
grammatical meaningThe meaning / meaning of a word that depends on its role in a sentence
intension, connotationWhat you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression
intent, purport, spiritThe intended meaning / meaning of a communication
lexical meaningThe meaning / meaning of a content word that depends on the nonlinguistic concepts it is used to express
moral, lessonThe significance of a story or event
nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinementA subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
overtone(usually plural) an ulterior implicit meaning / meaning or quality
pointA brief version of the essential meaning / meaning of something
referentSomething referred to
sense, signifiedThe meaning / meaning of a word or expression
symbolization, symbolisationThe use of symbols to convey meaning / meaning
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishsentido, significación, significado
Catalansignificació, significat
Verbsimportindicate or signify
English > import: 8 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA meaning / meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred / inferred / inferred.
Synonymssignificance, implication
Broadermeaning, substanceThe idea that is intended
Spanishimplicación, significación, significado
Verbsimportindicate or signify
English > import: 8 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningHaving important effects or influence.
Synonymsconsequence, moment
Narrowerhell to paydire consequences
matter(used with negation) having consequence
BroadersignificanceThe quality of being significant / significant / significant
OppositeinconsequenceHaving no important effects or influence
Spanishconsecuencia, importancia, repercusión, transcendencia, trascendencia
Catalanconseqüència, importància, repercussió, transcendència
English > import: 8 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningbring in from abroad.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelSam and Sue import the movie
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Narrowersmuggleimport or export without paying customs duties
Broadertrade, merchandiseEngage in the trade of
Oppositeexportsell or transfer abroad
Spanishimportar
Catalanimportar
Nounsimport, importationcommodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
import, importeean imported person brought from a foreign country
importersomeone whose business involves importing goods from outside (especially from a foreign country)
importing, importationthe commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country
English > import: 8 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningTransfer (electronic data) into a database or document.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
BroadertransferMove from one place to another
OppositeexportTransfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs
English > import: 8 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningIndicate or signify.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymspell
Broadermean, intendmean or intend to express or convey
Spanishimplicar
Nounsimporta meaning / meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred / inferred / inferred
importthe message that is intended or expressed or signified

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