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Synonyms for (adjective) of import

Synonyms: important, of import Definition: of great significance or value Usage: important people; the important questions of the day

Similar words: of the essence, essential, crucial, all important, all-important Definition: of the greatest importance Usage: the all-important subject of disarmament; crucial information; in chess cool nerves are of the essence

Similar words: alpha Definition: first in order of importance Usage: the alpha male in the group of chimpanzees; the alpha star in a constellation is the brightest or main star

Similar words: beta Definition: second in order of importance Usage: the candidate, considered a beta male, was perceived to be unable to lead his party to victory

Similar words: big Definition: significant Usage: graduation was a big day in his life

Similar words: burning Definition: of immediate import Usage: burning issues of the day

Similar words: cardinal, central, key, primal, fundamental Definition: serving as an essential component Usage: a cardinal rule; the central cause of the problem; an example that was fundamental to the argument; computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

Similar words: main, master, chief, primary, principal Definition: most important element Usage: the chief aim of living; the main doors were of solid glass; the principal rivers of America; the principal example; policemen were primary targets; the master bedroom; a master switch

Similar words: eventful, consequential Definition: having important issues or results Usage: the year's only really consequential legislation; an eventful decision

Similar words: Copernican Definition: of radical or major importance Usage: a Copernican revolution in modern art

Similar words: distinguished Definition: (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation Usage: our distinguished professor

Similar words: grand Definition: the most important and magnificent in adornment Usage: grand ballroom; grand staircase

Similar words: grave, grievous, heavy, weighty Definition: of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought Usage: grave responsibilities; faced a grave decision in a time of crisis; a grievous fault; heavy matters of state; the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference

Similar words: outstanding, great Definition: of major significance or importance Usage: a great work of art; Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey

Similar words: historic Definition: important in history Usage: the historic first voyage to outer space

Similar words: in-chief Definition: indicating the head of a staff Usage: editor-in-chief

Similar words: measurable Definition: of distinguished importance Usage: a measurable figure in literature

Similar words: most-valuable Definition: designating the player judged to be the most important to the sport Usage: the most-valuable player award

Similar words: serious Definition: of great consequence Usage: marriage is a serious matter

Similar words: strategic Definition: highly important to or an integral part of a strategy or plan of action especially in war Usage: a strategic chess move; strategic withdrawal; strategic bombing missions