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See definition of important on Dictionary.com
  • adj.valuable, substantial
  • adj.eminent, influential, outstanding

synonyms for important

  • big
  • critical
  • crucial
  • decisive
  • essential
  • extensive
  • far-reaching
  • great
  • imperative
  • influential
  • large
  • meaningful
  • necessary
  • paramount
  • relevant
  • serious
  • significant
  • urgent
  • vital
  • big-league
  • chief
  • considerable
  • conspicuous
  • determining
  • earnest
  • esteemed
  • exceptional
  • exigent
  • foremost
  • front-page
  • grave
  • heavy
  • importunate
  • marked
  • material
  • mattering much
  • momentous
  • of moment
  • of note
  • of substance
  • ponderous
  • pressing
  • primary
  • principal
  • salient
  • signal
  • something
  • standout
  • weighty
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antonyms for important

MOST RELEVANT
  • dull
  • inessential
  • insignificant
  • little
  • meaningless
  • miniature
  • minor
  • narrow
  • optional
  • secondary
  • short
  • small
  • tiny
  • trivial
  • uncritical
  • unimportant
  • unnecessary
  • useless
  • voluntary
  • weak
  • inappreciable
  • nonessential
  • powerless
  • unknown
  • unsubstantial
  • worthless
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How to use important in a sentence

We can argue about what the specifics of a plan should look like, but the important thing is that we get back to the negotiating table and hammer out a deal that can be passed into law.
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The most important thing you can do when you’re in the 50 Best is enjoy it, because it’s not going to last.
CHRISTIAN PUGLISI IS CLOSING HIS INFLUENTIAL COPENHAGEN RESTAURANTS. COVID IS ONLY PARTLY TO BLAMERAFAEL TONONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020EATER
We want to see China rise, to continue to rise in a responsible way that will benefit you most, China, because you have an important role to play.
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If we had much smaller testing, would have fewer, but we feel that having testing is a very important thing.
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Crime and safety and health care rank next on the list of most important issues.
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This change we are striving for is necessary and important and should not be done in secret.
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It was important to the AAC that I’m an authentic climber—building a lifestyle around climbing—but wasn’t important to know what or what not I’ve climbed.
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Apple’s operations division is perhaps the company’s most important.
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And, most important, how important that example was to young people up there, especially those trying to figure out who they are and whether there’s a place for them in the world.
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But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPORTANT

  • blue-chip
  • foremost
  • important
  • impressive
  • influential
  • large
  • leading
  • major
  • major-league
  • prominent
  • significant
  • acclaimed
  • big
  • eminent
  • famed
  • glorious
  • great
  • high-powered
  • illustrious
  • immortal
  • important
  • large
  • laureate
  • notable
  • number one
  • numero uno
  • outstanding
  • popular
  • preeminent
  • prominent
  • renowned
  • revered
  • storied
  • up there
  • well-known
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