HyperDic: of_import

English > 1 sense of the expression of import:
ADJECTIVEallof import, importantof great significance / significance or value
English > of import: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningOf great significance / significance or value.
Attribute ofimportanceThe quality of being important and worthy of note
NarrowerCopernicanOf radical or major importance
all-important, all important, crucial, essential, of the essenceOf the greatest importance
alphaFirst in order of importance
betaSecond in order of importance
bigsignificant / significant / significant / significant
burningOf immediate import
cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primalServing as an essential component
chief, main, primary, principal, masterMost important element
consequential, eventfulHaving important issues or results
distinguished(used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation
grandThe most important and magnificent in adornment
grave, grievous, heavy, weightyOf great gravity or crucial import
great, outstandingOf major significance / significance or importance
historicImportant in history
in-chiefIndicating the head of a staff
measurableOf distinguished importance
most-valuableDesignating the player judged to be the most important to the sport
seriousOf great consequence
strategicHighly important to or an integral part of a strategy or plan of action especially in war
See alsoessentialBasic and fundamental
significant, importantImportant in effect or meaning / meaning
valuableHaving great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange
Oppositeunimportantnot important

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