Definitions of import

  1. To carry or include, as meaning or intention; to imply; to signify.
  2. To be of importance or consequence to; to have a bearing on; to concern.
  3. To bring in from abroad; to introduce from without; especially, to bring ( wares or merchandise) into a place or country from a foreign country, in the transactions of commerce; - opposed to export. We import teas from China, coffee from Brasil, etc.
  4. To bring, as goods or wares, into a country from abroad for commercial purposes; bring in from without; to mean; betoken; be of interest or consequence to; concern.
  5. To carry into: to bring from abroad: to convey, as a word: to signify: to be of consequence to: to interest.
  6. To bring from abroad; to signify; be of importance to.
  7. To bring in from abroad.
  8. To mean; signify.
  9. To affect seriously; be important to.
  10. To signify; to purport; to be of moment.
  11. To be of consequence.
  12. indicate or signify; " I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
  13. To bring from a foreign country or jurisdiction; to convey; to signify; to be of moment or consequence to; to concern.
  14. To bring in from another state or country; to bear or convey by words; to mean; to signify; to be of weight or consequence.
  15. commodities ( goods or services) bought from a foreign country
  16. the message that is intended or expressed or signified; " what is the meaning of this sentence"; " the significance of a red traffic light"; " the signification of Chinese characters"; " the import of his announcement was ambigtuous"
  17. That which a word, phrase, or document contains as its signification or intention or interpretation of a word, action, event, and the like.
  18. Importance; weight; consequence.
  19. Merchandise imported, or brought into a country from without its boundaries; - generally in the plural, opposed to exports.
  20. Merchandise brought into a country from abroad; usually in plural; meaning; significance; consequence.
  21. That which is brought from abroad: meaning: importance: tendency.
  22. IMPORTANCE.
  23. That which is imported; signification; consequence.
  24. Importation.
  25. That which is imported.
  26. That which is conveyed in words; signification; drift; that which is imported; importance; consequence.
  27. That which is brought into a country; that which is conveyed by words; meaning.
  28. A method of food ingestion in Amoeba, food being drawn in on contact.
  29. Importable.
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