Important

All possible synonyms of the word Important as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Important

Definition

  • having or suggesting a consciousness of high position; "recited the decree with an important air"; "took long important strides in the direction of his office"

Synonyms

  • important

Similar to

  • immodest: having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; "brash immodest boasting"

Authoritative, important

Definition

  • having authority or ascendancy or influence; "an important official"; "the captain's authoritative manner"

Synonyms

  • authoritative
  • important

Similar to

  • influential: having or exercising influence or power; "an influential newspaper"; "influential leadership for peace"

Crucial, important

Definition

  • of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"

Synonyms

  • crucial
  • important

Also see

  • critical: being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency; "a critical shortage of food"; "a critical illness"; "an illness at the critical stage"
  • decisive: determining or having the power to determine an outcome; "cast the decisive vote"; "two factors had a decisive influence"
  • essential: basic and fundamental; "the essential feature"

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  • critical, decisive: forming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis; "a critical point in the campaign"; "the critical test"
  • life-and-death, life-or-death: vitally important; "a life-and-death struggle"
  • pivotal, polar: being of crucial importance; "a pivotal event"; "Its pivotal location has also exposed it to periodic invasions"- Henry Kissinger; "the polar events of this study"; "a polar principal"

Significant, important

Definition

  • important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"

Synonyms

  • significant
  • important

Also see

  • important, of import: of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"
  • meaningful: having a meaning or purpose; "a meaningful explanation"; "a meaningful discussion"; "a meaningful pause"

Attributes

  • significance: the quality of being significant; "do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power"

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  • momentous: of very great significance; "deciding to drop the atom bomb was a very big decision"; "a momentous event"
  • epochal, epoch-making: highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era; "epochal decisions made by Roosevelt and Churchill"; "an epoch-making discovery"
  • earthshaking, world-shaking, world-shattering: sufficiently significant to affect the whole world; "earthshaking proposals"; "the contest was no world-shaking affair"; "the conversation...could hardly be called world-shattering"
  • evidential, evidentiary: serving as or based on evidence; "evidential signs of a forced entry"; "its evidentiary value"
  • fundamental, profound: far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something; "the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred"; "the book underwent fundamental changes"; "committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravagance"; "profound social changes"
  • large: fairly large or important in effect; influential; "played a large role in the negotiations"
  • monumental: of outstanding significance; "Einstein's monumental contributions to physics"
  • noteworthy, remarkable: worthy of notice; "a noteworthy fact is that her students rarely complain"; "a remarkable achievement"
  • probative, probatory: tending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation; "evidence should only be excluded if its probative value was outweighed by its prejudicial effect"
  • operative: effective; producing a desired effect; "the operative word"
  • portentous, prodigious: of momentous or ominous significance; "such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville; "a prodigious vision"

Important, of import

Definition

  • of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"

Synonyms

  • important
  • of import

Also see

  • essential: basic and fundamental; "the essential feature"
  • significant, important: important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"
  • valuable: having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange; "a valuable diamond"

Attributes

  • importance: the quality of being important and worthy of note; "the importance of a well-balanced diet"

Similar to

  • all-important(a), all important(p), crucial, essential, of the essence(p): of the greatest importance; "the all-important subject of disarmament"; "crucial information"; "in chess cool nerves are of the essence"
  • alpha: first in order of importance; "the alpha male in the group of chimpanzees"; "the alpha star in a constellation is the brightest or main star"
  • beta: second in order of importance; "the candidate, considered a beta male, was perceived to be unable to lead his party to victory"
  • big: significant; "graduation was a big day in his life"
  • burning(a): of immediate import; "burning issues of the day"
  • cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primal: serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"
  • chief(a), main(a), primary(a), principal(a), master(a): most important element; "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"
  • consequential, eventful: having important issues or results; "the year's only really consequential legislation"; "an eventful decision"
  • Copernican: of radical or major importance; "a Copernican revolution in modern art"
  • distinguished: (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation; "our distinguished professor"
  • grand: the most important and magnificent in adornment; "grand ballroom"; "grand staircase"
  • grave, grievous, heavy, weighty: of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought; "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"
  • great, outstanding: of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey"
  • historic: important in history; "the historic first voyage to outer space"
  • in-chief(ip): indicating the head of a staff; "editor-in-chief"
  • measurable: of distinguished importance; "a measurable figure in literature"
  • most-valuable: designating the player judged to be the most important to the sport; "the most-valuable player award"
  • serious: of great consequence; "marriage is a serious matter"
  • strategic: highly important to or an integral part of a strategy or plan of action especially in war; "a strategic chess move"; "strategic withdrawal"; "strategic bombing missions"

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