Definitions for important

Definitions for (adj) important

Main entry: crucial, important

Definition: of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis

Usage: a crucial moment in his career; a crucial election; a crucial issue for women

Main entry: important, of import

Definition: of great significance or value

Usage: important people; the important questions of the day

Main entry: important

Definition: having or suggesting a consciousness of high position

Usage: recited the decree with an important air; took long important strides in the direction of his office

Main entry: important, authoritative

Definition: having authority or ascendancy or influence

Usage: an important official; the captain's authoritative manner

Main entry: important, significant

Definition: important in effect or meaning

Usage: a significant change in tax laws; a significant change in the Constitution; a significant contribution; significant details; statistically significant

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