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import

noun

1 import

Commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country.

synonym: importation.

Roget 294: ingress; entrance, entry; introgression; influx, intrusion, inroad, incursion, invasion, irruption; ingression; penetration, interpenetration; illapse, ... show more

Dutch: importgoederen, invoer
Polish: import



2 import

An imported person brought from a foreign country:
— The lead role was played by an import from Sweden.
— They are descendants of indentured importees.

synonym: importee.

Dutch: import, importeren, invoer, invoeren

3 import

The message that is intended or expressed or signified:
— The import of his announcement was ambiguous.

synonyms: meaning, significance, signification.

Roget 516: meaning; signification, significance; sense, expression; import, purport; force; drift, tenor, spirit, bearing, coloring; scope.    ... show more

Dutch: bedoeling, betekenis, inhoud, significatie, zin

4 import

A meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred.

synonyms: implication, significance.

5 import

Having important effects or influence.

synonyms: consequence, moment.

Roget 642: importance, consequence, moment, prominence, consideration, mark, materialness.    import, significance, concern; emphasis, interest.    greatness etc. ... show more

verb

1 import

Bring in from abroad.

Roget 516: mean, signify, express; import, purport; convey, imply, breathe, indicate, bespeak, bear a sense; tell of, speak of; touch on; ... show more

Roget 300: insert; introduce, intromit; put into, run into; import; inject; interject etc. 298; infuse, instill, inoculate, impregnate, ... show more

Roget 270: transfer, transmit, transport, transplace, transplant, translocate; convey, carry, bear, fetch and carry; carry over, ferry over; hand pass, forward; ... show more

Roget 228: lie between, come between, get between; intervene, slide in, interpenetrate, permeate.    put between, introduce, import, throw in, wedge in, edge in, jam in, ... show more

Roget 642: be important etc. adj., be somebody, be something; import, signify, matter, boot, be an object; carry weight etc. (influence) ... show more

Roget 296: give entrance to, give admittance to, give the entree; introduce, intromit; usher, admit, receive, import, bring in, open the door to, throw in, ingest, absorb, ... show more

2 import

Transfer (electronic data) into a database or document.

3 import

Indicate or signify.

synonym: spell.


Moby thesaurus: accent, acceptation, access, add up to, admission, affective meaning, allegorize, allegory, allude to, allusion, amount to something, arcane meaning, argue, assign, assume, assumption, be construed as, be featured, be prominent, be somebody ... show more.

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