Importance

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Importance->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ importance
importance
consequence
moment
prominence
consideration
mark
materialness
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ import
import
significance
concern
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ emphasis
emphasis
interest
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ greatness
greatness
&c. 31
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ superiority
superiority
&c. 33
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ notability
notability
&c.(repute) 873
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ weight
weight
&c.(influence) 175
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ value
value
&c.(goodness) 648
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ usefulness
usefulness
&c. 644
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ gravity
gravity
seriousness
solemnity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ no joke
no joke
no laughing matter
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ pressure
pressure
urgency
stress
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ matter of life and death
matter of life and death
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ memorabilia
memorabilia
notabilia
great doings
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ red-letter day
red-letter day
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ great thing
great thing
great point
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ main chance
main chance
=>the be all and the end all
the be all and the end all
=>(Macbeth)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ cardinal point
cardinal point
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ substance
substance
gist
&c.(essence) 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ sum and substance
sum and substance
gravamen
head and front
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ important part
important part
principal part
prominent part
essential part
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ half the battle
half the battle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ sine qua non
sine qua non
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ breath of one's nostrils
breath of one's nostrils
&c.(life) 359
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ cream
cream
salt
core
kernel
heart
nucleus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ keynote
keynote
keystone
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ corner stone
corner stone
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ trump card
trump card
&c.(device) 626
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ salient points
salient points
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ top sawyer
top sawyer
first fiddle
prima donna
chief
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ triton among the minnows
triton among the minnows
=> it
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ it
it
=>(U.S.)
PARAG:Importance->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be important
be important
&c.->Adj.
be somebody
be something
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ import
import
signify
matter
boot
be an object
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ carry weight
carry weight
&c.(influence) 175
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make a figure
make a figure
&c.(repute) 873
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be in the ascendant
be in the ascendant
come to the front
lead the way
take the lead
play first fiddle
throw all else into the shade
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lie at the root of
lie at the root of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ deserve notice
deserve notice
merit notice
be worthy of notice
be worthy of regard
be worthy of consideration
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ attach importance to
attach importance to
ascribe importance to
give importance to
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ value
value
care for
set store upon
set store by
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ mark
mark
&c. 550
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ mark with a white stone
mark with a white stone
underline
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ write in italics
write in italics
put in italics
print in italics
print in capitals
print in large letters
put in large type
put in letters
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ of gold
of gold
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ accentuate
accentuate
emphasize
lay stress on
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ make a fuss about
make a fuss about
make a fuss over
make a stir about
make a piece of work about
make much ado about
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ make much ado of
make much ado of
make much of
PARAG:Importance->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ important
important
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ of importance
of importance
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ momentous
momentous
material
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ to the point
to the point
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ not to be overlooked
not to be overlooked
not to be despised
not to be sneezed at
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ egregious
egregious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ weighty
weighty
&c.(influential) 175
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ of note
of note
&c.(repute) 873
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ notable
notable
prominent
salient
signal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ memorable
memorable
remarkable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unforgettable
unforgettable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ worthy of remark
worthy of remark
worthy of notice
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ never to be forgotten
never to be forgotten
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ stirring
stirring
eventful
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ grave
grave
serious
earnest
noble
grand
solemn
impressive
commanding
imposing
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ urgent
urgent
pressing
critical
instant
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ paramount
paramount
essential
vital
all-absorbing
radical
cardinal
chief
main
prime
primary
principal
leading
capital
foremost
overruling
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ of vital
of vital
&c. importance
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ in the front rank
in the front rank
first-rate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ superior
superior
&c. 33
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ considerable
considerable
&c.(great) 31
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ marked
marked
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ rare
rare
&c. 137
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ significant
significant
telling
trenchant
emphatic
pregnant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ tanti
tanti
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 7
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ 1
???>adv.
materially
&c.???adj.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ in the main
in the main
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ above all
above all
=></<gr/kat ezochen/gr >/>
par excellence
to crown all
to beat all

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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