WordNet-Online
Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!

Google
 

import

 
Noun import has 5 senses
  1. import, importation - commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
    --1 is a kind of commodity, trade goods, goods
    Antonyms: export, exportation
    Derived form: verb import1
  2. import, importee - an imported person brought from a foreign country; "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"; "they are descendants of indentured importees"
    --2 is a kind of foreigner, alien, noncitizen, outlander
    Derived form: verb import1
  3. meaning, significance, signification, import - 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"
    --3 is a kind of message, content, subject matter, substance
    --3 has particulars:
     lexical meaning; grammatical meaning; symbolization, symbolisation; sense, signified; intension, connotation; referent; effect, essence, burden, core, gist; intent, purport, spirit; moral, lesson; nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinement; overtone; point
    Derived form: verb import2
  4. significance, import, implication - a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"
    --4 is a kind of meaning, substance
    Derived form: verb import2
  5. consequence, import, moment - having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment that security"
    --5 is a kind of significance
    --5 has particulars: matter; hell to pay
Verb import has 2 senses
  1. import - bring in from abroad
    --1 is one way to
    trade, merchandise
    Antonyms: export
    Derived forms: noun importation2, noun importation1, noun importee1, noun import2, noun import1, noun importer1, noun importing1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue import the movie
  2. spell, import - indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
    --2 is one way to mean, intend
    Derived forms: noun import3, noun import4
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
WordNet-Online
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus