Synonyms for (noun) import

Synonyms: import, importation

Definition: commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country

Similar words: commodity, trade good, good

Definition: articles of commerce


Synonyms: moment, import, consequence

Definition: having important effects or influence

Usage: decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself; virtue is of more moment than security; that result is of no consequence

Similar words: significance

Definition: the quality of being significant

Usage: do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power


Synonyms: significance, implication, import

Definition: a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred

Usage: the significance of his remark became clear only later; the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

Similar words: meaning, substance

Definition: the idea that is intended

Usage: What is the meaning of this proverb?


Synonyms: significance, signification, meaning, import

Definition: the message that is intended or expressed or signified

Usage: what is the meaning of this sentence; the significance of a red traffic light; the signification of Chinese characters; the import of his announcement was ambiguous

Similar words: subject matter, substance, message, content

Definition: what a communication that is about something is about


Synonyms: import, importee

Definition: an imported person brought from a foreign country

Usage: the lead role was played by an import from Sweden; they are descendants of indentured importees

Similar words: foreigner, noncitizen, outlander, alien

Definition: a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

Synonyms for (verb) import

Synonyms: spell, import

Definition: indicate or signify

Usage: I'm afraid this spells trouble!

Similar words: intend, mean

Definition: mean or intend to express or convey

Usage: You never understand what I mean!; what do his words intend?


Synonyms: import

Definition: transfer (electronic data) into a database or document

Similar words: transfer

Definition: move from one place to another

Usage: transfer the data; transmit the news; transfer the patient to another hospital


Synonyms: import

Definition: bring in from abroad

Similar words: trade, merchandise

Definition: engage in the trade of

Usage: he is merchandising telephone sets