Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
   

im·por·tant

important

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm por tnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having great meaning or value.
Buddha's teachings have been important to many people.
antonyms:
insignificant, minor, slight, small, trivial, unimportant
similar words:
big, critical, crucial, essential, major, material, serious, vital
definition 2: powerful or having great influence.
The mayor of our city is an important woman.
synonyms:
eminent, influential, major, prominent
antonyms:
unimportant
similar words:
big, distinguished, esteemed, high, principal, respected, worthy
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: importantly (adv.)
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature