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Synonyms for important
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. important, of import(adj)

    of great significance or value

    "important people"; "the important questions of the day"

    Synonyms:
    authoritative, crucial, significant, of import

    Antonyms:
    lightweight, immaterial, fiddling, indifferent, unimportant, uninfluential, little, piffling, piddling, modest, potty, lilliputian, inconsequent, nickel-and-dime, inconsequential, petty, small-time, footling, picayune, trivial, niggling

  2. significant, important(adj)

    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:
    substantial, significant, meaning(a), of import, pregnant, authoritative, crucial

    Antonyms:
    footling, immaterial, piffling, lilliputian, unimportant, small-time, nickel-and-dime, modest, inconsequent, little, niggling, inconsequential, fiddling, lightweight, trivial, piddling, uninfluential, indifferent, potty, petty, picayune

  3. crucial, important(adj)

    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:
    essential, all important(p), all-important(a), significant, of import, authoritative, crucial, of the essence(p)

    Antonyms:
    piddling, potty, inconsequential, small-time, lightweight, trivial, fiddling, piffling, immaterial, nickel-and-dime, little, lilliputian, inconsequent, niggling, uninfluential, indifferent, modest, petty, picayune, unimportant, footling

  4. authoritative, important(adj)

    having authority or ascendancy or influence

    "an important official"; "the captain's authoritative manner"

    Synonyms:
    authorised, significant, classic, authorized, of import, crucial, authoritative, definitive, classical

    Antonyms:
    uninfluential, little, trivial, unimportant, footling, potty, niggling, modest, nickel-and-dime, inconsequent, picayune, small-time, piddling, inconsequential, immaterial, petty, indifferent, fiddling, lightweight, piffling, lilliputian

  5. important(adj)

    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:
    authoritative, crucial, significant, of import

    Antonyms:
    nickel-and-dime, inconsequent, small-time, inconsequential, piffling, fiddling, little, trivial, indifferent, niggling, modest, potty, footling, petty, piddling, immaterial, lilliputian, picayune, lightweight, uninfluential, unimportant

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. important

    Synonyms:
    significant, expressive, relevant, main, leading, considerable, great, dignified, influential, weighty, momentous, material, grave, essential

    Antonyms:
    insignificant, trivial, inexpressive, irrelevant, inconsiderable, petty, mean, uninfluential, secondary, unimportant, minor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. important(a.)

    Synonyms:
    weighty, momentous, grave, serious, material, significant, of importance, of moment, of great weight

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. important(a)

    Synonyms:
    momentous, material, essential, pompous, consequential

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How to use important in a sentence?

  1. Spun Gold:

    This is a very horse-driven family, diana didn’t go well with horses. That was the beginning of that fairy tale not ending terribly well. Sophie, Countess of Wessex who is married to the queen’s youngest son, had to learn how to ride. You have to like horses to ride with the queen. And so much of the royal diary is built around the equestrian world… One of the most important events from the queen’s diary for the whole year is the Royal Windsor Horse Show. And that will be happening on the weekend before the royal wedding… The queen has never, ever missed it. It’s really important to her.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    Relationships matter, they affect everything in our lives. Whether its grand strategy and denuclearization, or simpler things. Relationships absolutely matter. Its important that the two leaders are able to effectievly communicate.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    The show has prompted important conversation about women's rights and autonomy. In 'The Handmaid's Tale,' women's rights are gradually, slowly stripped away. As one character says, 'We didn't look up from our phones until it was too late,' it's not too late for us, but we have to encourage the millions of women and men who support Planned Parenthood's mission to keep fighting.

  4. Claudio Semini:

    For us, it was natural to start to design also an arm, and then the plan is to build two arms and have them both on the robot to create a 'centaur' style of robot. And with the two arms the robot can be deployed to the real area where it needs to do any maintenance work or turn a valve in a rescue scenario or pick up a sample in a contaminated area or just clean up radioactive materials; there's a lot of potential future applications where manipulation is really important.

  5. The ETOA:

    It is important that the European economy does not become a victim, the business of accommodating U.S. and Canadian visitors is an enormously important industry for Europe. We effectively sell them services worth approximately 50 billion euros ($56.87 billion)... Millions of jobs are dependent on it.


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