Synonyms for of import

Synonyms for (adj) 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

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